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Parahelicoprion mariosuarezi

Chondrichthyes - Eugeneodontiformes - Helicoprionidae

Taxonomy
Parahelicoprion mariosuarezi was named by Merino-Rodo and Janvier (1986). Its type specimen is 6097, a set of teeth, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Jacha Khatawi Hill, fish horizon 2, Yaurichambi, which is in an Asselian open shallow subtidal limestone/sandstone in the Copacabana Formation of Bolivia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1986Parahelicoprion mariosuarezi Merino-Rodo and Janvier

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
classChondrichthyes
subclassHolocephali(Bonaparte 1832)
orderEugeneodontiformes()
familyHelicoprionidaeKarpinsky 1911
genusParahelicoprion
speciesmariosuarezi

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
D. Merino-Rodo and P. Janvier 1986A large Parahelicoprion species with lateral crown wings of the symphysial teeth bearing only a few, slender denticles on their lingual end.