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Shantungia

Trilobita - Lichida - Damesellidae

Taxonomy
Shantungia was named by Walcott (1905) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Dres-l Sepkoski's reference number: 464]. It is not extant. Its type is Shantungia spinifera.

It was assigned to Damesellidae by Chu (1959); and to Ptychopariida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1905Shantungia Walcott
1959Shantungia Chu
2002Shantungia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderLichidaMoore 1959
familyDamesellidaeKobayashi 1935
genusShantungiaWalcott 1905

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