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Glyptosphaerites

Diploporita - Glyptosphaeritidae

Taxonomy
Glyptosphaerites was named by Müller (1854). Its type is Sphaeronites leuchtenbergi.

It was assigned to Glyptosphaeritidae by Regnéll (1945); and to Diploporita by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1854Glyptosphaerites Müller
1945Glyptosphaerites Regnéll
2002Glyptosphaerites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumBlastozoaSprinkle 1973
classDiploporitaMüller 1854
superfamilySeriolataJaekel 1918
familyGlyptosphaeritidaeBassler 1938
genusGlyptosphaeritesMüller 1854

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