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Priapulites

Priapulomorpha - Priapulidae

Taxonomy
Priapulites was named by Schram (1973) [Sepkoski's age data: C Mosc-u Sepkoski's reference number: 375]. Its type is Priapulites konecniorum.

It was assigned to Priapulidae by Conway Morris (1977); and to Priapulida by Schram (1973) and Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1973Priapulites Schram p. 985
1977Priapulites Conway Morris
2002Priapulites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
CycloneuraliaAhlrichs 1995
RankNameAuthor
Scaldiphora
phylumPriapulida
orderPriapulomorpha(Slavini-Plawen 1974)
familyPriapulidaeGosse 1855
genusPriapulites

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