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Apateodus busseni

Taxonomy
Apateodus busseni was named by Fielitz and Shimada (2009). Its type specimen is CMC VP 6941, a partial skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Logan County [Smoky Hill Chalk Mbr, Niobrara Fm], which is in a Coniacian/Santonian marine lime mudstone in the Niobrara Formation of Kansas.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2009Apateodus busseni Fielitz and Shimada p. 650 figs. Fig. 1-6

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
RankNameAuthor
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
genusApateodus
speciesbusseni

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