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Sinosachites

Aculifera - Halkieriidae

Taxonomy
Sinosachites was named by He (1980) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Atda-u Sepkoski's reference number: 885,951]. It is not extant. Its type is Sinosachites flabelliformis.

It was assigned to Sachitida by Sepkoski (2002); to Halwaxida by Conway Morris and Caron (2007); and to Halkieriinae by Parkhaev and Demidenko (2010).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1980Sinosachites He
2002Sinosachites Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Thambetolepis Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Sinosachites Conway Morris and Caron p. 1258
2007Thambetolepis Conway Morris and Caron p. 1258
2010Sinosachites Parkhaev and Demidenko p. 992

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
Sachitida(He 1980)
classAculiferaBlumrich 1891
familyHalkieriidae
subfamilyHalkieriinaePoulson 1967
genusSinosachitesHe 1980

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"Small (up to 1 mm), shortened and widely triangular sclerites. Upper surface of sclerite convex, ornamented by longitudinal ribs. Lower surface flattened or concave, smooth. Lateral surfaces narrow. Sclerites straight or with S-like undulation due to downward bent of base and upward bent of distal end."