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Protospinax muftius

Chondrichthyes - Protospinacidae

Taxonomy
Protospinax muftius was named by Thies (1983). Its type specimen is SMF 7112, a set of teeth, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Rookery Pit, London Brick Company, Stewartby, which is in a Callovian marine siltstone in the United Kingdom.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1983Protospinax muftius Thies p. 23 figs. pl. 5, figs 1-3

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
superorderSqualeaShirai 1996
superorderHypnosqualeaCarvalho and Maisey 1996
familyProtospinacidae
genusProtospinax
speciesmuftius

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