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Polyacrodus pyramidalis

Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Polyacrodontidae

Taxonomy
Polyacrodus pyramidalis was named by Stensiö (1921). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is 263m Above Fish Level, Mt. Bertil, which is in a Carnian marine siliciclastic in Svalbard and Jan Mayen.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1921Polyacrodus pyramidalis Stensiö p. 29 figs. Pl. 1, Figs. 21-26

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
Hybodontida
orderHybodontiformes(Patterson 1966)
superfamilyHybodontoidea
familyPolyacrodontidae
genusPolyacrodus
speciespyramidalis

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marinesubp
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: nektonicc
Diet: carnivorec
Created: 2004-08-17 13:49:23
Modified: 2009-12-13 03:31:01
Source: c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Wagner 2017, Carroll 1988

Age range: Carnian or 237.00000 to 228.00000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Carnian237.0 - 228.0Svalbard and Jan Mayen Polyacrodus pyramidalis (type locality: 120227)