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Eocanites

Cephalopoda - Prolecanitida - Prolecanitidae

Taxonomy
Eocanites was named by Librovitch (1957) [Sepkoski's age data: C Tour-l Sepkoski's reference number: 302]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1957Eocanites Librovitch
2002Eocanites Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Eocanites Korn
2009Eocanites Furnish et al. p. 186

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderProlecanitidaMiller and Furnish 1954
superfamilyProlecanitoidea()
familyProlecanitidae
subfamilyProlecanitinae
genusEocanitesLibrovitch 1957

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