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Dorateuthis

Cephalopoda - Teuthida

Taxonomy
Dorateuthis was named by Woodward (1883) [Sepkoski's age data: K Sant-u Sepkoski's reference number: 307]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Teuthida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1883Dorateuthis Woodward
2002Dorateuthis Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassColeoideaBather 1888
superorderDecabrachiaBoettger 1952
orderTeuthidaNaef 1916
genusDorateuthisWoodward 1883

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