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Prolecanites lyoni

Cephalopoda - Prolecanitida - Prolecanitidae

Taxonomy
Goniatites lyoni was named by Meek and Worthen (1860). It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Protocanites lyoni by Campbell and Engel (1963) and Gordon (1964); it was recombined as Prolecanites lyoni by Smith (1903) and Gordon (1986).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1860Goniatites hyas Hall p. 102 fig. 17,18
1860Goniatites lyoni Meek and Worthen pp. 471-472
1866Goniatites lyoni Meek and Worthen pp. 165-166 figs. pl. 14 f. 11a-c
1903Prolecanites lyoni Smith p. 54 figs. Pl 16, fig 18; pl 19, figs 9-11
1963Protocanites lyoni Campbell and Engel pp. 79-81 figs. pl. 5 f. 10-12; txt. f. 5
1964Protocanites lyoni Gordon p. 283 figs. Pl 23, fig 21; text-figs 94A,B
1986Prolecanites lyoni Gordon, Jr. p. 12 figs. 4.1-4.3, 4.5-4.17, 5.1-5.5

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderProlecanitidaMiller and Furnish 1954
superfamilyProlecanitoidea()
familyProlecanitidae
genusProlecanitesMojsisovics 1882
specieslyoni()

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