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Egertonodus

Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Hybodontidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1987Egertonodus Maisey p. 27
2002Egertonodus Underwood and Rees p. 84

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
RankNameAuthor
infraclassEuselachii()
Hybodontida
orderHybodontiformes(Patterson 1966)
superfamilyHybodontoidea
familyHybodontidae()
genusEgertonodus

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
J. G. Maisey 1987Hybodontidae with ethmopalatine articulation extending only onto the anterior part of orbitonasal lamina; trigeminofacialis fossa not overlain by postorbital process; shallow grooves for lateral dorsal aortae; single (posterior) pair of cephalic spines; only nongrowing dermal denticles on body and in oropharynx; groove on Meckel's cartilage for anterior lower labial cartilage; multicuspid osteodont teeth.