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Platypterix venustulus

Chondrichthyes - Rajiformes - Rhinobatidae

Taxonomy
Platypterix venustulus was named by Kriwet et al. (2009). Its type specimen is MPZ 2005-18, a tooth (anterior male tooth), and it is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Platypterix.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2009Platypterix venustulus Kriwet et al. p. 329

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Batoidea
orderRajiformesBerg 1940
familyRhinobatidaeMüller and Henle 1837
genusPlatypterix
speciesvenustulus

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