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Acrodus oreodontus

Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Acrodontidae

Taxonomy
Acrodus oreodontus was named by Wemple (1906). Its type specimen is UCMP 10251, a tooth, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Cottonwood Canyon, west Humboldt Range, which is in an Anisian/Ladinian marine horizon in Nevada.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1906Acrodus oreodontus Wemple
1923Acrodus creodontus Jordan and Hanibal p. 30
1996Acrodus oreodontus Rieppel et al. p. 504 fig. 2i

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
Hybodontida
orderHybodontiformes(Patterson 1966)
superfamilyHybodontoidea
familyAcrodontidaeCasier 1959
genusAcrodus
speciesoreodontus

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