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Acrodus vermiformis

Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Acrodontidae

Taxonomy
Acrodus vermiformis was named by Stensiö (1921). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is 33m Above the Fish Horizon, Mt. Viking, which is in a Spathian marine siliciclastic in Svalbard and Jan Mayen.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1921Acrodus vermiformis Stensiö p. 18 figs. Pl. 2, Figs. 20,21

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
RankNameAuthor
infraclassEuselachii()
Hybodontida
orderHybodontiformes(Patterson 1966)
superfamilyHybodontoidea
familyAcrodontidaeCasier 1959
genusAcrodus
speciesvermiformis

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