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Polyrhizodus digitatus

Chondrichthyes - Petalodontiformes - Petalodontidae

Taxonomy
Polyrhizodus digitatus was named by Leidy (1857).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1857Polyrhizodus digitatus Leidy
1866Polyrhizodus lobatus Newberry and Worthen
1866Polyrhizodus princeps Newberry and Worthen
1866Polyrhizodus princeps Neweberry and Worthen
1870Polyrhizodus littoni Newberry and Worthen
1875Polyrhizodus amplus St. John and Worthen
1875Polyrhizodus excavatus St. John and Worthen
1875Polyrhizodus williamsi St. John and Worthen
1983Polyrhizodus digitatus Lund p. 4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
classChondrichthyes
subclassHolocephali(Bonaparte 1832)
orderPetalodontiformes()
familyPetalodontidaeNewberry and Worthen 1866
genusPolyrhizodusM'Coy 1848
speciesdigitatusLeidy 1857

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