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Epicanites

Cephalopoda - Prolecanitida - Daraelitidae

Taxonomy
Epicanites was named by Schindewolf (1926) [Sepkoski's age data: C Vise-u C Bash-l Sepkoski's reference number: 304,1251]. It is not extant. Its type is Paraprolecanites sandbergeri.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1926Epicanites Schindewolf
2002Epicanites Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Epicanites Korn
2009Epicanites Furnish et al. p. 192

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderProlecanitidaMiller and Furnish 1954
superfamilyProlecanitoidea()
familyDaraelitidae
genusEpicanitesSchindewolf 1926

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