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Proheterodontus sylvestris

Chondrichthyes - Heterodontiformes - Heterodontidae

Taxonomy
Proheterodontus sylvestris was named by Underwood and Ward (2004). Its type specimen is BMNH P.66068, 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 Proheterodontus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2004Proheterodontus sylvestris Underwood and Ward p. 461 figs. pl. 4, figs. 1-12

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
RankNameAuthor
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Selachii
superorderGaleomorphi
orderHeterodontiformesBerg 1940
familyHeterodontidaeGray 1851
genusProheterodontus
speciessylvestris

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