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Phlegethontia linearis

- Phlegethontiidae

Taxonomy
Phlegethontia linearis was named by Cope (1871). Its type specimen is AMNH 6966, a partial skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Linton, which is in a Westphalian D mire/swamp coal in Ohio. It is the type species of Phlegethontia.

It was synonymized subjectively with Phlegethontia longissima by McGinnis (1967).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1871Phlegethontia linearis Cope p. 177
1902Phlegethontia linearis Hay p. 411
1978Phlegethontia linearis Lund p. 55 figs. 1-6
1998Phlegethontia linearis Carroll et al. p. 181
2002Phlegethontia linearis Anderson p. 1031 figs. 1, 8, 10

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
RankNameAuthor
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Amphibia()
Lepospondyli()
suborderAistopoda
familyPhlegethontiidae
genusPhlegethontia
specieslinearis

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