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Dorsetoscyllium terreafullonicum

Chondrichthyes - Orectolobiformes

Taxonomy
Dorsetoscyllium terreafullonicum was named by Underwood and Ward (2004). Its type specimen is BMNH P. 66090, a set of teeth, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Watton Cliff, Dorset, oyster-belemnite bed [Frome Clay Fm], which is in a Bathonian marine claystone in the Frome Clay Formation of the United Kingdom. It is the type species of Dorsetoscyllium.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2004Dorsetoscyllium terreafullonicum Underwood and Ward p. 470 figs. pl. 7, figs. 1-13

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
RankNameAuthor
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Selachii
superorderGaleomorphi
orderOrectolobiformesApplegate 1972
genusDorsetoscyllium
speciesterreafullonicum

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