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Prolobites

Cephalopoda - Goniatitida - Prolobitidae

Taxonomy
Prolobites was named by Karpinsky (1885) [Sepkoski's age data: D Fame-l D Fame-m Sepkoski's reference number: 302,457]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Prolobitidae by Arkell et al. (1957); to Anarcestida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Prolobitinae by Korn (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1885Prolobites Karpinsky
1957Prolobites Arkell et al. p. 32
2002Prolobites Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Prolobites Korn

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderGoniatitidaHyatt 1884
suborderTornoceratinaWedekind 1918
superfamilyDimeroceratoideaHyatt 1884
familyProlobitidaeWedekind 1913
subfamilyProlobitinaeWedekind 1913
genusProlobitesKarpinsky 1885

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