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Tortodus

Conodonta - Ozarkodinida - Spathognathodontidae

Taxonomy
Tortodus was named by Weddige (1977) [Sepkoski's age data: D Eife-l D Eife-u Sepkoski's reference number: 867].

It was assigned to Spathognathodontidae by Savage (1995); and to Conodontophorida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1977Tortodus Weddige
1995Tortodus Savage p. 552
2002Tortodus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
RankNameAuthor
subphylumVertebrata
classConodontaEichenberg 1930
PrioniodontidaDzik 1976
orderOzarkodinidaDzik 1976
familySpathognathodontidaeHass 1959
genusTortodusWeddige 1977

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