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Tusoteuthis

Cephalopoda - Kelaenidae

Taxonomy
Tusoteuthis was named by Logan (1898) [Sepkoski's age data: K Camp-l Sepkoski's reference number: 310].

It was assigned to Palaeololiginidae by Miller (1957); to Paleololiginidae by Green (1977); to Kelaenidae by Nicholls and Isaak (1987); and to Teuthida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1898Tusoteuthis Logan
1957Tusoteuthis Miller p. 809
1977Tusoteuthis Green p. 992
1987Tusoteuthis Nicholls and Isaak p. 730
2002Tusoteuthis Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
superfamilyMesoteuthoideaNaef 1921
familyKelaenidae(Naef 1921)
genusTusoteuthisLogan 1898

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