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Acanthoteuthis

Cephalopoda - Belemnitida - Belemnotheutidae

Taxonomy
Acanthoteuthis was named by Wagner in Munster (1839) [Sepkoski's age data: J Tith-l Sepkoski's reference number: 308]. It is not extant. Its type is Acanthoteuthis speciosa.

It was assigned to Belemnitida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Belemnotheutidae by Doyle and Shakides (2004).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1839Acanthoteuthis Wagner in Munster
1884Ostracoteuthis Zittel
1987Belemnoteuthis Riegraf p. 267
2002Acanthoteuthis Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Belemnoteuthis Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Acanthoteuthis Doyle and Shakides p. 990

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassColeoideaBather 1888
BelemnoideaHyatt 1884
orderBelemnitidaZittel 1895
suborderBelemnotheutinaStolley 1919
familyBelemnotheutidaeZittel 1884
genusAcanthoteuthisWagner in Munster 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