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Nemacanthus filifer

Chondrichthyes - Synechodontiformes - Paleospinacidae

Taxonomy
Nemacanthus filifer was named by Agassiz (1837). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Rhaetic Bone Bed, Aust Cliff, which is in a Rhaetian coastal conglomerate in the Westbury Formation of the United Kingdom.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1837Nemacanthus filifer Agassiz p. 26

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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
speciesfilifer

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