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Macroscaphites (Costidiscus)

Cephalopoda - Macroscaphitidae

Taxonomy
Costidiscus was named by Uhlig (1883) [Sepkoski's age data: K Barr K Apti-l].

It was reranked as Macroscaphites (Costidiscus) by Landra et al. (2000).

It was assigned to Macroscaphites by Landra et al. (2000); and to Ammonoidea by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1883Costidiscus Uhlig
2000Macroscaphites (Costidiscus) Landra et al. p. 41
2002Costidiscus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
superfamilyPtychoceratoideaGill 1871
familyMacroscaphitidaeHyatt 1900
genusMacroscaphitesMeek 1876
subgenusCostidiscus(Uhlig 1883)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available