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Cymatospira

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae

Taxonomy
Cymatospira was named by Knight (1942) [Sepkoski's age data: C Serp-l C Step-u Sepkoski's reference number: 797,1258]. It is not extant.

It was reranked as Knightites (Cymatospira) by Knight et al. (1960).

It was assigned to Knightites by Knight et al. (1960); to Bellerophontida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Knightitinae by Wagner (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1942Cymatospira Knight
1960Knightites (Cymatospira) Knight et al. p. 184 fig. 103.1
2002Cymatospira Sepkoski, Jr.
2017Cymatospira Wagner p. G117

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderBellerophontidaUlrich and Scofield 1897
suborderBellerophontina
superfamilyBellerophontoidea()
familyBellerophontidae
subfamilyKnightitinae
genusCymatospira

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