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Protetragonites

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Lytoceratidae

Taxonomy
Protetragonites was named by Hyatt (1900) [Sepkoski's age data: J Tith-l K Apti-u].

It was reranked as Lytoceras (Protetragonites) by Kulkinskaia-Voronetz (1933).

It was assigned to Lytoceras by Kulkinskaia-Voronetz (1933); to Lytoceratidae by Förster (1975) and Wiedmann (1979); to Protetragonitidae by Arkadiev et al. (2000); to Ammonoidea by Sepkoski (2002); and to Lytoceratinae by Wright et al. (1996), Hoffmann (2010) and Maisch and Salfinger-Maisch (2016).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1900Protetragonites Hyatt
1927Hemitetragonites Spath
1927Leptotetragonites Spath
1933Lytoceras (Protetragonites) Kulkinskaia-Voronetz
1975Protetragonites Förster p. 145
1979Protetragonites Wiedmann p. 284
1996Protetragonites Wright et al. p. 2
2000Protetragonites Arkadiev et al. p. 98
2002Hemitetragonites Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Leptotetragonites Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Protetragonites Sepkoski, Jr.
2010Protetragonites Hoffmann p. 40
2016Protetragonites Maisch and Salfinger-Maisch p. 184

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderAmmonitidaHyatt 1889
suborderAmmonitinaHyatt 1889
superfamilyLytoceratoidea(Neumayr 1875)
familyLytoceratidaeNeumayr 1875
subfamilyLytoceratinaeNeumayr 1875
genusProtetragonitesHyatt 1900

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