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Ctenacanthus amblyxiphias

Chondrichthyes - Ctenacanthiformes - Ctenacanthidae

Taxonomy
Ctenacanthus amblyxiphias was named by Cope (1891). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is The Permian formation of Texas, which is in a Cisuralian marine horizon in Texas.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1891Ctenacanthus amblyxiphias Cope p. 449 figs. pl. 28, fig. 3
1903Ctenacanthus amblyxiphias Eastman p. 186 figs. pl. 2, figs 22-23
1916Ctenacanthus amblyxiphias Branson p. 655 figs. Pl 2, fig 25; text-fig 5
1942Ctenacanthus amblyxiphias Romer p. 222 figs. pl. 1, fig. 3

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
orderCtenacanthiformes(Cappetta 1988)
familyCtenacanthidaeDean 1909
genusCtenacanthus
speciesamblyxiphias

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