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Prochorites

Cephalopoda - Agoniatitida - Acanthoclymeniidae

Taxonomy
Prochorites was named by Clausen (1969) [Sepkoski's age data: D Fras-m Sepkoski's reference number: 1042]. It is not extant. Its type is Probeloceras alveolatum.

It was reranked as Manticoceras (Prochorites) by Clausen (1969).

It was assigned to Manticoceras by Clausen (1969); to Anarcestida by Sepkoski (2002); to Acanthoclymeniidae by Korn and Klug (2002) and Korn (2006); and to Acanthoclymeniinae by Bockwinkel et al. (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1969Manticoceras (Prochorites) Clausen
1969Prochorites Clausen
2002Prochorites Korn and Klug p. 121
2002Prochorites Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Prochorites Korn
2013Prochorites Bockwinkel et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderAgoniatitidaRuzhencev 1957
suborderGephuroceratinaRuzhencev 1957
superfamilyGephurocerataceaeFrech 1897
familyAcanthoclymeniidaeSchindewolf 1955
subfamilyAcanthoclymeniinaeSchindewolf 1955
genusProchoritesClausen 1969

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