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Paleuphemites

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Euphemitidae

Taxonomy
Paleuphemites was named by Horný (1962) [Sepkoski's age data: D Sieg-u D Emsi Sepkoski's reference number: 362]. It is the type genus of Paleuphemitinae.

It was assigned to Euphemitidae by Horný (1962) and Horný (1963); to Bellerophontida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Paleuphemitinae by Frýda (1999) and Bouchet et al. (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1962Paleuphemites Horný
1963Paleuphemites Horný
1999Paleuphemites Frýda p. 319
2002Paleuphemites Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Paleuphemites Bouchet et al. pp. 124, 241

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderBellerophontidaUlrich and Scofield 1897
suborderBellerophontina
superfamilyBellerophontoidea()
familyEuphemitidae
subfamilyPaleuphemitinae
genusPaleuphemites

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