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Myriacanthus paradoxus

Chondrichthyes - Chimaeriformes - Myriacanthidae

Taxonomy
Myriacanthus paradoxus was named by Agassiz (1837). It is a 3D body fossil.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1837Myriacanthus paradoxus Agassiz p. 38
1872Prognathodus guntheri Egerton p. 233 figs. pl. VIII
1891Myriacanthus paradoxus Woodward p. 44 figs. pl. II. figs. 1-3
1906Myriacanthus paradoxus Woodward p. 2 figs. Pl 1, figs 1-4
1994Myriacanthus paradoxus Duffin p. 12

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassHolocephali(Bonaparte 1832)
superorderHolocephalomorphaLund 1986
orderChimaeriformesObruchev 1953
suborderMyriacanthoideiPatterson 1965
familyMyriacanthidae
genusMyriacanthus
speciesparadoxus

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