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Tulites

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Tulitidae

Taxonomy
Tulites is a genus. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Tulitidae.

It was assigned to Ammonoidea by Sepkoski (2002); and to Tulitidae by Arkell (1952), Arkell et al. (1957), Besnosov and Mitta (1993) and Zaton (2010).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1921Madarites Buckman
1921Pleurophorites Buckman
1921Sphaeromorphites Buckman
1921Sphaerophorites Buckman
1921Tulophorites Buckman
1952Tulites Arkell p. 283
1957Rugiferites Arkell et al. p. 292
1957Tulites Arkell et al. p. 292
1993Tulites Besnosov and Mitta p. 242
2002Rugiferites Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Tulites Sepkoski, Jr.
2010Tulites Zaton p. 167

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderAmmonitidaHyatt 1889
suborderAmmonitinaHyatt 1889
superfamilyStephanoceratoidea(Newmayr 1875)
familyTulitidaeBuckman 1921
genusTulites

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