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Nemacanthus minor

Chondrichthyes - Synechodontiformes - Paleospinacidae

Taxonomy
Nemacanthus minor was named by Davis (1881). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Aust Cliff bone bed (Ord coll, Bristol), which is in a Rhaetian coastal conglomerate in the Westbury Formation of the United Kingdom.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1881Nemacanthus minor Davis p. 419 figs. Pl. 22:5

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
superorderSqualomorphii(Compagno 1973)
orderSynechodontiformes
familyPaleospinacidae(Regan 1906)
genusNemacanthus
speciesminor

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