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Protohoplites

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Hoplitidae

Taxonomy
Protohoplites was named by Spath (1923) [Sepkoski's age data: K Albi-l K Albi-m]. Its type is Ammonites archiacianus.

It was assigned to Hoplitidae by Kennedy et al. (1980); to Hoplitinae by Kennedy et al. (1981); to Sonneratiinae by Wright et al. (1996); and to Ammonoidea by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1923Protohoplites Spath
1980Protohoplites Kennedy et al. p. 229
1981Protohoplites Kennedy et al. p. 229
1996Protohoplites Wright et al. p. 116
2002Protohoplites 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
superfamilyHoplitoidea(Douvillé 1890)
familyHoplitidaeDouvillé 1890
subfamilySonneratiinaeDestombes 1973
genusProtohoplitesSpath 1923

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