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Ageleodus pectinatus

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Taxonomy
Ctenoptychius pectinatus was named by Agassiz (1838). 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.

It was recombined as Callopristodus pectinatus by Traquair (1888) and Woodward (1889); it was recombined as Ageleodus pectinatus by Downs and Daeschler (2001).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1838Ctenoptychius pectinatus Agassiz p. 100
1838Ctenoptychius denticulatus Agassiz p. 101
1867Ageleodus diadema Owen p. 234
1881Ctenoptychius pectinatus Davis p. 424
1888Callopristodus pectinatus Traquair p. 85
1889Callopristodus pectinatus Woodward p. 55
2001Ageleodus pectinatus Downs and Daeschler p. 811

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
RankNameAuthor
classChondrichthyes
subclassHolocephali(Bonaparte 1832)
genusAgeleodusOwen 1867
speciespectinatus()

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