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Synechodus riegrafi

Chondrichthyes - Synechodontiformes - Paleospinacidae

Taxonomy
Palaeospinax riegrafi was named by Thies (1983). Its type specimen is SMF 7098, a set of teeth, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Buchsteige, near Balingen, which is in an Oxfordian marine marl in Germany.

It was recombined as Synechodus riegrafi by Duffin and Ward (1993).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1983Palaeospinax riegrafi Thies p. 16 figs. pl. 2, figs 3-4
1993Synechodus riegrafi Duffin and Ward p. 61

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
superorderSqualomorphii(Compagno 1973)
orderSynechodontiformes
familyPaleospinacidae(Regan 1906)
genusSynechodusWoodward 1888
speciesriegrafi()

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