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Oxygnathus ornatus

Actinopteri - Palaeonisciformes - Palaeoniscidae

Taxonomy
Oxygnathus ornatus was named by Egerton (1854). Its type specimen is BMNH P3485, a skull, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Lyme Regis, Egerton collection, which is in a Sinemurian marine horizon in the United Kingdom.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1854Oxygnathus ornatus Egerton p. 436 figs. Pl 9
1855Oxygnathus ornatus Egerton figs. Pl 9
1858Thrissonotus colei Egerton figs. Pl 2
1891Oxygnathus ornatus Woodward p. 516

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
RankNameAuthor
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassChondrostei(Müller 1844)
orderPalaeonisciformesHay 1902
suborderPalaeoniscoidei
familyPalaeoniscidaeVogt 1852
genusOxygnathus
speciesornatus

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