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Protospinax bilobatus

Chondrichthyes - Protospinacidae

Taxonomy
Protospinax bilobatus was named by Underwood and Ward (2004). Its type specimen is BMNH P. 66124, 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.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2004Protospinax bilobatus Underwood and Ward p. 485 figs. pl. 12, figs. 1-11
2015Protospinax bilobatus Delsate and Felten p. 21 figs. 6E-F

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
superorderSqualeaShirai 1996
superorderHypnosqualeaCarvalho and Maisey 1996
familyProtospinacidae
genusProtospinax
speciesbilobatus

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