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Koenenites

Cephalopoda - Agoniatitida - Koenenitidae

Taxonomy
Koenenites was named by Wedekind (1913) [Sepkoski's age data: D Fras-l Sepkoski's reference number: 302,457]. It is not extant. Its type is Goniatites lamellosus. It is the type genus of Koenenitidae.

It was reranked as Hoeninghausia (Koenenites) by Bensaid (1974).

It was assigned to Hoeninghausia by Bensaid (1974); to Gephuroceratidae by Yatskov (1990); to Anarcestida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Koenenitidae by Korn and Klug (2002) and Korn (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1913Koenenites Wedekind
1974Hoeninghausia (Koenenites) Bensaid
1990Koenenites Yatskov p. 41
2002Koenenites Korn and Klug p. 118
2002Koenenites Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Koenenites Korn

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderAgoniatitidaRuzhencev 1957
suborderGephuroceratinaRuzhencev 1957
superfamilyGephurocerataceaeFrech 1897
familyKoenenitidaeBecker and House 1993
genusKoenenitesWedekind 1913

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