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Ctenoptychius dentatus

Chondrichthyes - Petalodontiformes - Belantseidae

Taxonomy
Petalodus dentatus was named by Owen (1840). It is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Ctenoptychius dentatus by Woodward (1889).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1840Petalodus dentatus Owen p. 46
1889Ctenoptychius dentatus Woodward p. 51

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
classChondrichthyes
subclassHolocephali(Bonaparte 1832)
orderPetalodontiformes()
familyBelantseidae
genusCtenoptychius
speciesdentatus(Owen 1840)

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