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Palidiplospinax occultidens

Chondrichthyes - Synechodontiformes - Paleospinacidae

Taxonomy
Synechodus occultidens was named by Duffin and Ward (1993). Its type specimen is BMNH P3190, a partial skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Lyme Regis, Enniskillen collection, which is in a Sinemurian marine horizon in the United Kingdom.

It was recombined as Palidiplospinax occultidens by Klug and Kriwet (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1993Synechodus occultidens Delsate and Duffin p. 119 figs. Pl 10, fig 7
1993Synechodus occultidens Duffin and Ward p. 72 figs. pl. 8; figs a-b, 9-12
1995Synechodus occultidens Delsate and Godefroit p. 28 figs. pl. 2, fig. 2; pl. 3, figs. 1-2, 5
1998Synechodus occultidens Rees p. 447 fig. 5C,D
2000Synechodus occultidens Rees p. 418
2001Synechodus occultidens Delsate p. 52 figs. Pl 1, fig G
2008Palidiplospinax occultidens Klug and Kriwet p. 444 figs. 1b, 2b

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
RankNameAuthor
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
superorderSqualomorphii(Compagno 1973)
orderSynechodontiformes
familyPaleospinacidae(Regan 1906)
genusPalidiplospinax
speciesoccultidens()

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