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Loligosepia

Cephalopoda - Loligosepiida - Loligosepiidae

Taxonomy
Loligosepia was named by Quenstedt (1839) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Rhae J Toar-l Sepkoski's reference number: 307,1066]. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Loligosepiidae.

It was assigned to Teuthida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Loligosepiidae by Reitner (1978) and Donovan and von Boletzky (2014).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1839Loligosepia Quenstedt
1840Belopeltis Voltz
1843Geoteuthis Munster
1978Loligosepia Reitner p. 206
1985Belopeltis Riegraf p. 246
2002Loligosepia Sepkoski, Jr.
2014Loligosepia Donovan and von Boletzky p. 48

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassColeoideaBather 1888
orderLoligosepiida(Jeletzky 1965)
familyLoligosepiidaeRegteren Altena 1949
genusLoligosepiaQuenstedt 1839

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