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Ornatoscyllium freemani

Chondrichthyes - Orectolobiformes

Taxonomy
Ornatoscyllium freemani was named by Underwood and Ward (2004). Its type specimen is BMNH P. 66097, 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
2004Ornatoscyllium freemani Underwood and Ward p. 472 figs. pl. 8, figs. 1-11

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Selachii
superorderGaleomorphi
orderOrectolobiformesApplegate 1972
genusOrnatoscyllium
speciesfreemani

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