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Vermisphinctes

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Perisphinctidae

Taxonomy
Vermisphinctes is a genus. It is not extant.

It was synonymized subjectively with Leptosphinctes by Besnosov and Mitta (1993).

It was assigned to Ammonoidea by Sepkoski (2002); and to Leptosphinctinae by Arkell et al. (1957) and Zaton (2010).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1921Stomphosphinctes Buckman
1957Vermisphinctes Arkell et al. p. 314
2002Vermisphinctes Sepkoski, Jr.
2010Vermisphinctes Zaton p. 132

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderAmmonitidaHyatt 1889
suborderAmmonitinaHyatt 1889
superfamilyPerisphinctoidea(Steinman 1890)
familyPerisphinctidaeSteinmann 1890
subfamilyLeptosphinctinaeArkell 1950
genusVermisphinctes

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