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Mylacanthus lobatus

Coelacanthimorpha - Coelacanthiformes - Coelacanthidae

Taxonomy
Mylacanthus lobatus was named by Stensiö (1921). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Mt. Andersson, which is in a Smithian marine shale in the Kongressfjellet Formation of Svalbard and Jan Mayen.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1921Mylacanthus lobatus Stensiö p. 108 figs. Pl. 18, Figs. 1,4
1998Mylacanthus lobatus Forey p. 356
2004Mylacanthus lobatus Schultze p. 486

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
classCoelacanthimorpha
orderCoelacanthiformesBerg 1937
familyCoelacanthidaeAgassiz 1843
genusMylacanthus
specieslobatus

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