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Ptychodus mahakalensis

Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Ptychodontidae

Taxonomy
Ptychodus mahakalensis was named by Chiplonkar and Ghare (1977). Its type specimen is Bd t/1, a tooth, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Mahakal, which is in a Cretaceous marine shale in the Nimar Formation of India.

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1977Ptychodus mahakalensis Chiplonkar and Ghare p. 131 figs. Plate 1, Figs. 2 & 3

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
Hybodontida
orderHybodontiformes(Patterson 1966)
superfamilyHybodontoidea
familyPtychodontidae
genusPtychodus
speciesmahakalensis

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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available