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Petalodus linearis

Chondrichthyes - Petalodontiformes - Petalodontidae

Taxonomy
Chomatodus linearis was named by Agassiz (1838). It is the type species of Chomatodus.

It was recombined as Petalodus linearis by Woodward (1889).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1838Chomatodus linearis Agassiz p. 108
1855Chomatodus linearis M'Coy p. 618
1889Petalodus linearis Woodward p. 45
1902Chomatodus linearis Hay p. 279

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
classChondrichthyes
subclassHolocephali(Bonaparte 1832)
orderPetalodontiformes()
familyPetalodontidaeNewberry and Worthen 1866
genusPetalodus
specieslinearis()

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