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Dabashanites

- Siphogonuchitidae

Taxonomy
Dabashanites is a genus. It is not extant. Its type is Dabashanites mirus.

It was assigned to Sachitida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Siphogonuchitidae by Parkhaev and Demidenko (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Dabashanites Sepkoski, Jr.
2010Dabashanites Parkhaev and Demidenko p. 973

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
Sachitida(He 1980)
superfamilySiphogonuchitoidea(Qian 1977)
familySiphogonuchitidae
genusDabashanites

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
P. Y. Parkhaev and Y. Demidenko 2010"Hollow, asymmetric, pyramidal sclerites. Sclerites curved, forming right and left handed varieties. Sclerites merge each other by lateral sides, forming group of sclerites with common base, arranged in one or two rows. Cross-section of base of sclerite group is oval or quadrangular. Transition between base and sclerite blade gradual. Sclerites usually flattened, gradually narrowing towards distal end. Distal end of sclerite blind, rounded or pointed."