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Petalorhynchus beargulchensis

Chondrichthyes - Petalodontiformes - Pristodontidae

Taxonomy
Petalorhynchus beargulchensis was named by Lund (1989). Its type specimen is CMNH 41032, a partial skeleton (anterior portion of small specimen), 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.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1989Petalorhynchus beargulchensis Lund p. 358

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassHolocephali(Bonaparte 1832)
orderPetalodontiformes()
familyPristodontidaeWoodward 1889
genusPetalorhynchusNewberry and Worthen 1866
speciesbeargulchensis

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