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Falcatus falcatus

Chondrichthyes - Symmoriiformes - Falcatidae

Taxonomy
Physonemus falcatus was named by St. John and Worthen (1883). Its type specimen is ISM 8720, a set of vertebrae (spine), and it is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Falcatus.

It was recombined as Falcatus falcatus by Lund (1985).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1883Physonemus falcatus St. John and Worthen
1985Falcatus falcatus Lund p. 2

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
superorderCladodontomorphi
orderSymmoriiformes()
familyFalcatidaeZangerl 1990
genusFalcatus
speciesfalcatus(St. John and Worthen 1883)

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