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Canopoconus

- Maikhanellidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1977Lepidites Zhong
1980Cassidina Jiang p. 117
1982Emeiconus He and Yang
1982Canopoconus Luo et al. p. 193
1982Ramenta Luo et al. pp. 195-196 figs. pl. 22 f. 1-2
1987Jiangia Starobogatov and Moskalev
2001Ramenta Feng et al. p. 206
2001Mediata Feng et al. p. 207
2001Ramentoides Feng et al. p. 207
2002Lepidites Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Canopoconus Ponder et al. pp. 137 - 138
2010Canopoconus Parkhaev and Demidenko p. 999

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
RankNameAuthor
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
familyMaikhanellidae
genusCanopoconus

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"Shell cap-shaped, low conical, moderately elongated. Apex displaced anteriorly. Posterior field evenly convex, sometimes with mid-dorsal buttress. Anterior field straight or slightly concave, can also bear mid-dorsal buttress. Aperture egg-shaped. Exterior ornamentation represented by sharp rhomboid scales, comarginally aligned and placed in staggered order. Apical area of shell smooth."