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Ctenacanthus buttersi

Chondrichthyes - Ctenacanthiformes - Ctenacanthidae

Taxonomy
Ctenacanthus buttersi was named by St John and Worthen (1883). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Carlinville, which is in a Moscovian marine horizon in the Carbondale Formation of Illinois.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1883Ctenacanthus buttersi St John and Worthen p. 240 figs. pl. XXII, fig. 2
1883Ctenacanthus buttersi Stjohn and Worthen p. 240 figs. pl. XXII, fig. 2
2003Ctenacanthus buttersi Itano et al. p. 525 figs. 3.1-3.9, 4.1, 4.2, 5

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
orderCtenacanthiformes(Cappetta 1988)
familyCtenacanthidaeDean 1909
genusCtenacanthus
speciesbuttersiSt John and Worthen 1883

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