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Arctotropites richardsi

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Tropitidae

Taxonomy
Jovites richardsi was named by Tozer (1961). Its type specimen is GSC 14118 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is GSC 35611, Lyall Point, Cameron Island, which is in a Tuvalian marine siliciclastic in the Schei Point Formation of Canada. It is the type species of Arctotropites.

It was recombined as Arctotropites richardsi by Tozer (1994).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1961Jovites richardsi Tozer p. 88 figs. Pl 27, figs 6-8
1994Arctotropites richardsi Tozer p. 222

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
superfamilyTropitaceae(Mojsisovics 1875)
familyTropitidaeMojsisovics 1875
genusArctotropites
speciesrichardsi(Tozer 1961)

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