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Spinofacia pectinatus

Taxonomy
Spinofacia pectinatus was named by Mickle (2011). Its type specimen is KUVP 150475, a skeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Clay Pits, Lake Mountains, which is in a Bashkirian marginal marine shale in the Manning Canyon Formation of Utah. It is the type species of Spinofacia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2011Spinofacia pectinatus Mickle p. 963 figs. 2-5

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
RankNameAuthor
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
genusSpinofacia
speciespectinatus

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