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Damocles serratus

Chondrichthyes - Symmoriiformes - Falcatidae

Taxonomy
Damocles serratus was named by Lund (1986). Its type specimen is CM 35472, a skeleton (curled skeleton of a male), and it is a compression preserving soft parts. Its type locality is Bear Gulch (Carnegie Museum Collection), which is in an Arnsbergian open shallow subtidal limestone in the Heath Formation of Montana. It is the type species of Damocles.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1986Damocles serratus Lund p. 13

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
superorderCladodontomorphi
orderSymmoriiformes()
familyFalcatidaeZangerl 1990
genusDamocles
speciesserratus

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