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Eypea leesi

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Proscylliidae

Taxonomy
Eypea leesi was named by Underwood and Ward (2004). Its type specimen is BMNH P.66058, a set of teeth, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Watton Cliff, Dorset [Forest Marble Fm], which is in a Bathonian marine limestone in the Forest Marble Formation of the United Kingdom. It is the type species of Eypea.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2004Eypea leesi Underwood and Ward pp. 456-458 figs. pl. 3, figs. 1-13

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
RankNameAuthor
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Selachii
superorderGaleomorphi
orderCarchariniformes(Compagno 1973)
familyProscylliidaeFowler 1941
genusEypea
speciesleesi

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