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Pleuracanthus arcuatus

Chondrichthyes - Xenacanthiformes - Xenacanthidae

Taxonomy
Pleuracanthus arcuatus was named by Newberry (1856). It is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1856Pleuracanthus arcuatus Newberry p. 100
1889Pleuracanthus arcuatus Woodward p. 8
1902Pleuracanthus arcuatus Hay p. 264

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassXenacanthimorpha
orderXenacanthiformesBerg 1955
familyXenacanthidaeFritsch 1889
genusPleuracanthus
speciesarcuatusNewberry 1856

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