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Ctenoptychius apicalis

Chondrichthyes - Petalodontiformes - Belantseidae

Taxonomy
Ctenoptychius apicalis was named by Agassiz (1838). Its type specimen is BMNH P.496, a tooth, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Silverdale, South Staffordshire (BMNH), which is in a Moscovian terrestrial horizon in the United Kingdom.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1838Ctenoptychius apicalis Agassiz pp. 99-100
1855Ctenoptychius apicalis M'Coy p. 626
1889Ctenoptychius apicalis Woodward p. 50
2001Ctenoptychius apicalis Downs and Daeschler p. 811

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
classChondrichthyes
subclassHolocephali(Bonaparte 1832)
orderPetalodontiformes()
familyBelantseidae
genusCtenoptychius
speciesapicalis

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