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Arcestaceae

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida

Taxonomy
Arcestaceae was named by Mojsisovics (1875). Its type is Arcestes.

It was assigned to Ceratitida by Astakhova (1971) and Tozer (1981).

Sister taxa
Arcestidae, Cladiscitidae, Joannitidae, Proarcestidae, Sphingitidae

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1875Arcestaceae Mojsisovics
1971Arcestaceae Astakhova p. 71
1981Arcestaceae Tozer

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
superfamilyArcestaceaeMojsisovics 1875
superfamilyArcestaceaeMojsisovics 1875

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