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Belantsea occidentalis

Chondrichthyes - Petalodontiformes - Belantseidae

Taxonomy
Ctenopetalus occidentalis was named by St. John and Worthen (1875).

It was recombined as Ctenoptychius occidentalis by Eastman (1903); it was recombined as Belantsea occidentalis by Lund (1989).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1875Ctenopetalus occidentalis St. John and Worthen p. 401
1903Ctenoptychius occidentalis Eastman p. 178 figs. pl. 2, fig. 10
1989Belantsea occidentalis Lund p. 352

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassHolocephali(Bonaparte 1832)
orderPetalodontiformes()
familyBelantseidae
genusBelantsea
speciesoccidentalis(St. John and Worthen 1875)

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