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Paracestracion viohli

Chondrichthyes - Heterodontiformes - Heterodontidae

Taxonomy
Paracestracion viohli was named by Kriwet (2008). Its type specimen is JM Scha 728, a partial skeleton (anterior part of body with dentition), and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Stark Quarry, Schamhaupten, which is in a Kimmeridgian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal lime mudstone/bindstone in the Painten Formation of Germany.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2008Paracestracion viohli Kriwet p. 236

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
RankNameAuthor
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Selachii
superorderGaleomorphi
orderHeterodontiformesBerg 1940
familyHeterodontidaeGray 1851
genusParacestracionKoken in Zittel 1911
speciesviohli

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