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Palaeobates shastensis

Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Acrodontidae

Taxonomy
Strophodus shastensis was named by Bryant (1914). Its type specimen is UCMP 20041, a tooth, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Cow Creek, Shasta County, which is in a Carnian carbonate limestone in the Hosselkus Formation of California.

It was recombined as Asteracanthus shastensis by Jordan and Hanibal (1923); it was recombined as Palaeobates shastensis by Rieppel et al. (1996).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1914Strophodus shastensis Bryant p. 27 fig. 1,2
1923Asteracanthus shastensis Jordan and Hanibal p. 32
1996Palaeobates shastensis Rieppel et al. p. 504 fig. 3a

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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
genusPalaeobates
speciesshastensis()

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