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Listracanthus pectenatus

Chondrichthyes - Listracanthidae

Taxonomy
Listracanthus pectenatus was named by Mutter and Neuman (2006). Its type specimen is UALVP 47002, a dermal scale (assemblage of dermal denticles), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is C cirque, Fossil Fish Lake, Wapiti Lake, which is in a Smithian offshore siltstone in the Sulphur Mountain Formation of Canada.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2006Listracanthus pectenatus Mutter and Neuman p. 274
2014Listracanthus pectenatus Martill et al. p. 527 fig. 6d

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
RankNameAuthor
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
familyListracanthidae
genusListracanthusNewberry and Worthen 1870
speciespectenatus

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