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Tropigastrites costatus

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Proteusitidae

Taxonomy
Tropigastrites costatus was named by Tozer (1994). Its type specimen is GSC 28373 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is GSC 10706, Alaska Highway (hayesi zone), which is in a Bithynian marine siliciclastic in the Toad Formation of Canada.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1994Tropigastrites costatus Tozer p. 137 figs. Pl 51, figs 4a,b; text-fig 38k

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
superfamilyNathorstitaceaeSpath 1951
familyProteusitidae
genusTropigastrites
speciescostatus

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