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Knightites

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae

Taxonomy
Knightites was named by Moore (1941) [Sepkoski's age data: C Tour P Guad-l Sepkoski's reference number: 109,797]. It is the type genus of Knightitinae.

It was assigned to Bellerophontida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Knightitinae by Knight (1956), Knight et al. (1960) and Bouchet et al. (2005).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1941Knightites (Knightites) Moore
1941Knightites Moore pp. 149 – 153
1956Knightites Knight p. 42
1960Knightites (Knightites) Knight et al. p. I184
1960Knightites Knight et al. p. 184
2002Knightites Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Knightites Bouchet et al. pp. 95, 241

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderBellerophontidaUlrich and Scofield 1897
suborderBellerophontina
superfamilyBellerophontoidea()
familyBellerophontidae
subfamilyKnightitinae
genusKnightites

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