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Platysomus nathorsti

Actinopteri - Palaeonisciformes - Platysomidae

Taxonomy
Platysomus nathorsti was named by Stensiö (1921). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Sticky Keep, which is in a Smithian marine shale in the Kongressfjellet Formation of Svalbard and Jan Mayen.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1921Platysomus nathorsti Stensiö p. 251 figs. Pl. 27, Fig. 4; Pl. 28, Fig. 2; Pl. 32, Fig. 1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
RankNameAuthor
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassChondrostei(Müller 1844)
orderPalaeonisciformesHay 1902
suborderPlatysomoidei()
familyPlatysomidae
genusPlatysomus
speciesnathorsti

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