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Arctacanthus uncinatus

Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes

Taxonomy
Arctacanthus uncinatus was named by Nielsen (1932). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Hirds Fox Farm, altitude 130 m, which is in a Wuchiapingian carbonate limestone in the Wegener Halvo Formation of Greenland. It is the type species of Arctacanthus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1932Arctacanthus uncinatus Nielsen p. 53 figs. Pl 1, figs 2-5; pl 14, fig 1; text-fig 5

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
Hybodontida
orderHybodontiformes(Patterson 1966)
superfamilyHybodontoidea
genusArctacanthus
speciesuncinatus

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