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Siphogonuchites

- Siphogonuchitidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1977Palaeosulcachites Qian
1977Siphogonuchites Qian
1980Sachitelus intercostatus Jiang
1980Trapezochites chordoides Jiang figs. Pl. 3, figs. 3, 7, 16
1982Trapezochites Qian and Yiang
2002Siphogonuchites Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Siphogonuchites Conway Morris and Caron p. 1258
2010Siphogonuchites Parkhaev and Demidenko p. 957

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

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 asymmetrically bent or circinate sclerites with sharp lateral margins. Sclerites narrowing distally. Upper convex side of sclerite bears one or two longitudinal oblique ribs and transversal striation. Lower side well delineated by sharp margins, concave or flattened, it bears faint transversal striation. Cross-section triangular, trapezoid or polygonal in proximal part, changes its shape along sclerite length. Distal end blind, rounded or pointed."