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Japonitidae

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Japonitidae

Taxonomy
Japonitidae was named by Tozer (1971). Its type is Japonites.

It was reranked as the subfamily Japonitinae by Tozer (1994).

It was assigned to Pinacocerataceae by Tozer (1981); and to Gymnitidae by Tozer (1994).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Japonitidae Tozer
1981Japonitidae Tozer
1994Japonitinae Tozer p. 125

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
superfamilyPinacocerataceaeMojsisovics 1879
familyJaponitidaeTozer 1971
familyJaponitidaeTozer 1971

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