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Shikhanites

Cephalopoda - Prolecanitida - Pronoritidae

Taxonomy
Shikhanites was named by Ruzhencev (1938) [Sepkoski's age data: P Asse Sepkoski's reference number: 302]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1938Shikhanites Ruzhencev
2002Shikhanites Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Shikhanites Korn
2009Shikhanites Furnish et al. p. 197

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderProlecanitidaMiller and Furnish 1954
superfamilyMedlicottioidea(Karpinsky 1889)
familyPronoritidaeFrech 1901
subfamilyNeopronoritinaeWeyer 1972
genusShikhanitesRuzhencev 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