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Somoholites

Cephalopoda - Goniatitida - Somoholitidae

Taxonomy
Somoholites was named by Ruzhencev (1938) [Sepkoski's age data: C Step-l P Sakm Sepkoski's reference number: 302,304]. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Somoholitidae.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1938Somoholites Ruzhencev
2002Somoholites Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Somoholites Korn
2009Somoholites Furnish et al. p. 136

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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)
familySomoholitidaeRuzhencev 1938
genusSomoholitesRuzhencev 1938

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