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Macrourogaleus hassei

Chondrichthyes - Synechodontiformes - Paleospinacidae

Taxonomy
Pristiurus hassei was named by Woodward (1889). Its type specimen is BSP AS 1363, a skeleton (complete specimen), and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Eichstätt [Solnhofener Plattenkalk], which is in a Tithonian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal lime mudstone in the Solnhofener Plattenkalk Formation of Germany.

It was recombined as Macrourogaleus hassei by Fowler (1947) and Klug (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1889Pristiurus hassei Woodward
1947Macrourogaleus hassei Fowler p. 231
2008Macrourogaleus hassei Klug p. 231

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
superorderSqualomorphii(Compagno 1973)
orderSynechodontiformes
familyPaleospinacidae(Regan 1906)
genusMacrourogaleusFowler 1947
specieshassei()

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