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Tethybatis selachoides

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Platyrhinidae

Taxonomy
Tethybatis selachoides was named by de Carvalho (2004). Its type specimen is MCSNV 515, 516, a partial skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Cava, near Castello, which is in a Campanian/Maastrichtian carbonate carbonate in Italy. It is the type species of Tethybatis.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2004Tethybatis selachoides de Carvalho p. 79 figs. FIgs. 3-7

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
RankNameAuthor
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Batoidea
orderMyliobatiformesCompagno 1973
familyPlatyrhinidae
genusTethybatis
speciesselachoides

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