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Arandaspis prionotolepis

Pteraspidomorphi - Arandaspidida - Arandaspididae

Taxonomy
Arandaspis prionotolepis was named by Ritchie and Gilbert-Tomlinson (1977). Its type specimen is CPC13202a-c, 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 Arandaspis.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1977Arandaspis prionotolepis Ritchie and Gilbert-Tomlinson p. 367 figs. fig. 9
1997Arandaspis prionotolepis Young p. 6

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
RankNameAuthor
subphylumVertebrata
classPteraspidomorphiGoodrich 1909
orderArandaspidida(Ritchie and Gilbert-Tomlinson 1977)
familyArandaspididae
genusArandaspis
speciesprionotolepis

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