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Macroscaphites

Cephalopoda - Macroscaphitidae

Taxonomy
Macroscaphites was named by Meek (1876) [Sepkoski's age data: K Barr K Turo Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. Its type is Scaphites yuani. It is the type genus of Macroscaphitidae.

It was assigned to Ammonoidea by Sepkoski (2002); and to Macroscaphitidae by Renz (1982), Landra et al. (2000), Klein et al. (2007) and Kennedy et al. (2009).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1876Macroscaphites Meek
1982Macroscaphites Renz p. 20
2000Macroscaphites Landra et al. p. 40
2002Macroscaphites Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Macroscaphites Klein et al. p. 293
2009Macroscaphites Kennedy et al. p. 37

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

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