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Protodus jexi

Chondrichthyes - Protodontidae

Taxonomy
Protodus jexi was named by Woodward (1892). Its type specimen is NHM P6538, a tooth, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Restigouche River Bridge, which is in a Pragian/Emsian marginal marine mudstone in the Campbellton Formation of Canada. It is the type species of Protodus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1892Protodus jexi Woodward
1902Protodus jexi Hay p. 266
2008Protodus jexi Turner and Miller p. 136

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
RankNameAuthor
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
familyProtodontidaeWoodward 1932
genusProtodusWoodward 1892
speciesjexiWoodward 1892

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