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Oxygnathus egertoni

Actinopteri - Palaeonisciformes - Palaeoniscidae

Taxonomy
Cosmolepis egertoni was named by Egerton (1858). Its type specimen is BMNH P.3508, a skeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Barrow-on-Soar, Enniskillen collection, which is in a Planorbis marine limestone in the United Kingdom. It is the type species of Cosmolepis.

It was recombined as Oxygnathus egertoni by Woodward (1890) and Woodward (1891).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1858Cosmolepis egertoni Egerton figs. Pl 1
1890Oxygnathus egertoni Woodward p. 432
1891Oxygnathus egertoni Woodward p. 520

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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
speciesegertoni()

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