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Atlanticopristis equatorialis

Actinopteri - Tetraodontiformes

Taxonomy
Atlanticopristis equatorialis was named by Pereira and Medeiros (2008). Its type specimen is CPHNAMA-VT 1174, a tooth, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Laje do Coringa, Ilha do Cajual, which is in an Albian/Cenomanian estuary/bay sandstone/conglomerate in the Alcântara Formation of Brazil. It is the type species of Atlanticopristis.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2008Atlanticopristis equatorialis Pereira and Medeiros p. 207

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleosteomorpha
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
RankNameAuthor
Osteoglossocephalai
ClupeocephalaPatterson and Rosen 1977
Euteleosteomorpha
NeoteleosteiRosen 1973
Eurypterygia(Rosen 1973)
Ctenosquamata
Acanthomorphata(Rosen 1973)
Euacanthomorphacea
Percomorphaceae
Percomorpharia
orderTetraodontiformesBerg 1940
genusAtlanticopristis
speciesequatorialis

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