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Chondrosteus acipenseroides

Actinopteri - Acipenseriformes - Chondrosteidae

Taxonomy
Chondrosteus acipenseroides was named by Egerton (1858). Its type specimen is BMNH P3361, a partial skeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Lyme Regis, Enniskillen collection, which is in a Sinemurian marine horizon in the United Kingdom.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1858Chondrosteus crassior Egerton
1858Chondrosteus acipenseroides Egerton p. 871 figs. Pl 67; pl 68, fig 2; pl 69
1858Chondrosteus crassior Egerton p. 883 figs. Pl 68, fig 1; pl 70
1887Chondrosteus acipenseroides Traquair figs. 1-5
1895Chondrosteus acipenseroides Woodward p. 27 figs. Pl 1, figs 1-5
2006Chondrosteus acipenseroides Grande and Hilton p. 2

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
RankNameAuthor
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassChondrostei(Müller 1844)
orderAcipenseriformesBerg 1940
suborderChondrosteoideiGrande and Bemis 1991
familyChondrosteidaeEgerton 1858
genusChondrosteus
speciesacipenseroides

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