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Olenikites canadensis

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Sibiritidae

Taxonomy
Olenikites canadensis was named by Tozer (1961). Its type specimen is GSC 14094 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Otto Fiord (GSC 32363), which is in a Spathian marine siliciclastic in the Blind Fiord Formation of Canada.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1961Olenikites canadensis Tozer p. 73 figs. Pl 18, figs 1-3; text-fig 9
1994Olenikites canadensis Tozer p. 93 figs. Pl 38, figs 1a,b; text-fig 26a

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
superfamilyCeratitoidea(Mojsisovics 1879)
familySibiritidaeMojsisovics 1896
subfamilyOlenikitinae(Tozer 1971)
genusOlenikitesHyatt 1900
speciescanadensis

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