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Clionitidae

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Clionitidae

Discussion

Arabu's name is invalid because the type genus Clionites Mojsisovics is a homonym. Subsequent workers changed the spelling to Clionititidae but still attributed the name to Arabu; that procedure is not correct. A replacement family name needs to be proposed but, as far as I can tell, none has been proposed.

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1981Clionititidae Tozer
1994Clionititidae Tozer p. 174

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
superfamilyClydonitaceaeMojsisovics 1879
familyClionitidaeArabu 1932
familyClionitidaeArabu 1932

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