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Actinosepia

Cephalopoda - Sepiida - Actinosepiidae

Taxonomy
Actinosepia was named by Whiteaves (1897) [Sepkoski's age data: K Camp-u Sepkoski's reference number: 310,1066]. It is the type genus of Actinosepiidae.

It was assigned to Actinosepiidae by Doyle et al. (1994); and to Teuthida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1897Actinosepia Whiteaves
1994Actinosepia Doyle et al. p. 11
2002Actinosepia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassColeoideaBather 1888
superorderDecabrachiaBoettger 1952
orderSepiidaZittel 1895
familyActinosepiidae
genusActinosepiaWhiteaves 1897

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