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Pycnodus bicresta

Actinopteri - Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae

Taxonomy
Pycnodus bicresta was named by Kumar and Loyal (1987). Its type specimen is VPL/K 593, a tooth, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is East Babbian Gala Locality, which is in a Lutetian channel lag shale in the Subathu Formation of India.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1987Pycnodus bicresta Kumar and Loyal p. 70

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
RankNameAuthor
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
orderPycnodontiformesBerg 1937
suborderPycnodontoidei
familyPycnodontidae()
genusPycnodus
speciesbicresta

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