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Acerastea wadeae

- Derwentiidae

Taxonomy
Acerastea wadeae was named by Warren and Hutchinson (1987). Its type specimen is QM F12277, a partial skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is QMF L78 (Rewan Formation), which is in an Induan fluvial mudstone/ironstone in the Arcadia Formation of Australia. It is the type species of Acerastea.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1987Acerastea wadeae Warren and Hutchinson p. 293 figs. 1-6, 8-12
2000Acerastea wadeae Schoch and Milner p. 84

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
RankNameAuthor
Temnospondyli()
Eutemnospondyli
Rhachitomi()
Eryopiformes
Stereospondylomorpha
Stereospondyli()
infraorderRhytidostea
superfamilyRhytidosteoidea
familyDerwentiidae
genusAcerastea
specieswadeae

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