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Porophoraspis crenulata

Arandaspidida - Arandaspididae

Taxonomy
Porophoraspis crenulata was named by Ritchie and Gilbert-Tomlinson (1977). Its type specimen is CPC13213a, a dermal scale, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Mt Watt [Stairway Sandstone], which is in an Arenig marine horizon in the Stairway Sandstone Formation of Australia. It is the type species of Porophoraspis.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1977Porophoraspis crenulata Ritchie and Gilbert-Tomlinson p. 367 figs. fig. 10
1997Porophoraspis crenulata Young p. 4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumCraniata
RankNameAuthor
superclassPteraspidomorphi(Goodrich 1909)
orderArandaspidida(Ritchie and Gilbert-Tomlinson 1977)
familyArandaspididae
genusPorophoraspis
speciescrenulata

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