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Carcharopsis prototypus

Chondrichthyes -

Taxonomy
Carcharopsis prototypus was named by Agassiz (1843). Its type specimen is NHM P.5445, a tooth (isolated crown), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Pateley Bridge, which is in a Brigantian marine limestone in the United Kingdom. It is the type species of Carcharopsis.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1843Carcharopsis prototypus Agassiz p. 313
2008Carcharopsis prototypus Duffin and Cuny p. 182

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
RankNameAuthor
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
genusCarcharopsis
speciesprototypusAgassiz 1843

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