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Hemilecanites

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Hemilecanitidae

Taxonomy
Hemilecanites was named by Spath (1934) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Olen-u Sepkoski's reference number: 302 Genotype: Lecanites discus Arthaber 1908]. It is not extant. Its type is Lecanites discus.

It was assigned to Xenoceltitidae by Spath (1934); to Xenodiscidae by Tozer (1981); to Ceratitida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Hemilecanitidae by Guex et al. (2010) and Ehiro et al. (2016).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1934Hemilecanites Spath pp. 134-135 figs. Plate XIII Figs. 7a-d
1981Hemilecanites Tozer p. 88
2002Hemilecanites Sepkoski, Jr.
2010Hemilecanites Guex et al. p. 19
2016Hemilecanites Ehiro et al. p. 93

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
suborderParaceltitinaShevyrev 1968
superfamilyXenodiscoidea(Frech 1902)
familyHemilecanitidae
genusHemilecanitesSpath 1934

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