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Scleracanthus asper

Coelacanthimorpha -

Taxonomy
Scleracanthus asper was named by Stensiö (1921). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Mt. Congress, lowest Triassic bone-bed, which is in a Dienerian marine siliciclastic in Svalbard and Jan Mayen.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1921Scleracanthus asper Stensiö p. 111 figs. Pl. 17, Fig. 3; Pl. 18, Fig. 2; Pl. 19, Figs. 1,2; Pl. 20, Fig. 1
1998Scleracanthus asper Forey p. 357
2004Scleracanthus asper Schultze p. 486

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
RankNameAuthor
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
classCoelacanthimorpha
genusScleracanthus
speciesasper

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