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Shumardites

Cephalopoda - Goniatitida - Shumarditidae

Taxonomy
Shumardites was named by Smith (1903) [Sepkoski's age data: C Step-u Tr Indu-l Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. Its type is Shumardites simondsi. It is the type genus of Shumarditidae.

It was assigned to Goniatitida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Shumarditidae by Korn (2006) and Furnish et al. (2009).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1903Shumardites Smith p. 134
1950Postaktubites Ruzhencev
2002Shumardites Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Postaktubites Korn
2006Shumardites Korn
2009Shumardites Furnish et al. p. 139

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderGoniatitidaHyatt 1884
suborderGoniatitinaHyatt 1884
superfamilyShumarditoidea(Plummer and Scott 1937)
familyShumarditidae
genusShumardites

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