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Kawichthys moodiei

Chondrichthyes - Symmoriiformes

Taxonomy
Kawichthys moodiei was named by Pradel et al. (2011). Its type specimen is KUVP 152144, a skull (neurocranium associated with some disturbed and broken postcranial elements), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Between Lawrence and Baldwin, which is in a Gzhelian marine shale in the Stranger Formation of Kansas. It is the type species of Kawichthys.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2011Kawichthys moodiei Pradel et al. p. e24938

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
superorderCladodontomorphi
orderSymmoriiformes()
genusKawichthys
speciesmoodiei

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