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Properrinites gigantus

Cephalopoda - Goniatitida - Perrinitidae

Taxonomy
Properrinites gigantus was named by Zhou (2017). Its type specimen is NIGP 94472, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Liuzhai, Nandan County, which is in an Asselian carbonate limestone in the Maping Formation of China.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
2017Properrinites gigantus Zhou p. 56 figs. 33.1-33.9, 35.1, 35.2

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderGoniatitidaHyatt 1884
suborderGoniatitinaHyatt 1884
superfamilyShumarditoidea(Plummer and Scott 1937)
familyPerrinitidae
genusProperrinitesElias 1938
speciesgigantus

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