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Strangulites

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Sinuitidae

Taxonomy
Strangulites was named by Horný (1962) [Sepkoski's age data: O Ashg-l O Ashg-m Sepkoski's reference number: 797]. It is not extant. Its type is Bellerophon (Sinuites) strangulatus.

It was assigned to Sinuitinae by Horný (1962) and Horný (1963); to Sinuitidae by Runnegar and Jell (1976); and to Bellerophontida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1962Strangulites Horný
1963Strangulites Horný
1976Strangulites Runnegar and Jell p. 121
2002Strangulites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderBellerophontidaUlrich and Scofield 1897
suborderBellerophontina
superfamilyBellerophontoidea()
familySinuitidae
genusStrangulites

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