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Zygites laevigatus

Gastropoda - Pleurotomariida - Zygitidae

Taxonomy
Zygites laevigatus was named by Tong and Erwin (2001). Its type specimen is USNM 485523 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Guojiashan Section, Bed 20, which is in an Anisian carbonate limestone in the Guojiashan Formation of China.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2001Zygites laevigatus Tong and Erwin p. 13 figs. Pl 1, figs 28-35; text-fig 4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassOrthogastropoda
superorderVetigastropodaSalvini-Plawen 1980
orderPleurotomariida()
superfamilyPleurotomarioidea(Swainson 1840)
familyZygitidaeCox 1960
genusZygites
specieslaevigatus

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