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Parasilesites

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Desmoceratidae

Taxonomy
Parasilesites was named by Imlay (1959) [Sepkoski's age data: K Albi-l K Albi-m Sepkoski's reference number: 943]. Its type is Parasilesites bullatus.

It was assigned to Silesitidae by Imlay (1959); to Ammonoidea by Sepkoski (2002); and to Silesitoidinae by Robert et al. (2018).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1959Parasilesites Imlay p. 184
2002Parasilesites Sepkoski, Jr.
2018Parasilesites Robert et al. p. 7

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderAmmonitidaHyatt 1889
suborderAmmonitinaHyatt 1889
superfamilyDesmoceratoidea(Zittel 1895)
familyDesmoceratidaeZittel 1895
subfamilySilesitoidinaeBreistroffer 1953
genusParasilesites

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