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Kitchinites

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Desmoceratidae

Taxonomy
Kitchinites was named by Spath (1922) [Sepkoski's age data: K Sant K Maes-u Sepkoski's reference number: 971]. Its type is Holcodiscus pondicherryanus.

It was assigned to Puzosiinae by Henderson (1970), Summesberger (1979), Macellari (1986) and Kennedy and Summesberger (1999); and to Ammonoidea by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1922Kitchinites Spath
1970Kitchinites Henderson p. 32
1979Kitchinites Summesberger p. 131
1986Kitchinites Macellari p. 19
1999Kitchinites Kennedy and Summesberger p. 24
2002Kitchinites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderAmmonitidaHyatt 1889
suborderAmmonitinaHyatt 1889
superfamilyDesmoceratoidea(Zittel 1895)
familyDesmoceratidaeZittel 1895
subfamilyPuzosiinaeSpath 1922
genusKitchinitesSpath 1922

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