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Tozerites polygyratus

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Proteusitidae

Taxonomy
Celtites polygyratus was named by Smith (1914). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Divide between Troy Canyon and South Fork of American Canyon (occidentalis), which is in an Illyrian marine limestone in Nevada.

It was recombined as Tozerites polygyratus by Silberling and Nichols (1982) and Tozer (1994).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1914Celtites gabbi Smith p. 34 figs. Pl 20, figs 9-14
1914Celtites polygyratus Smith p. 35 figs. Pl 20, figs 1-8
1982Tozerites polygyratus Silberling and Nichols p. 56 figs. Pl 27, figs 24-29
1994Tozerites polygyratus Tozer p. 137 figs. Pl 65, figs 4a,b; pl 66, figs 1,2; text-fig 49b

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

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