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Alternatus

Tentaculitida - Uniconidae

Taxonomy
Alternatus was named by Ljaschenko (1969) [Sepkoski's age data: D Sieg D Fras-u].

It was assigned to Uniconidae by Farsan (1994); and to Tentaculitida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1969Alternatus Ljaschenko
1994Alternatus Farsan figs. Table 9
2002Alternatus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
RankNameAuthor
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
orderTentaculitidaLjaschenko 1955
familyUniconidaeLjaschenko 1955
genusAlternatusLjaschenko 1969

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