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Ctenoptychius serratus

Chondrichthyes - Petalodontiformes - Belantseidae

Taxonomy
Petalodus serratus was named by Owen (1840). It is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Ctenopetalus.

It was recombined as Ctenoptychius serratus by Agassiz (1848), M'Coy (1855) and Woodward (1889); it was recombined as Ctenopetalus serratus by Hay (1902).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1840Petalodus serratus Owen
1848Ctenoptychius serratus Agassiz
1855Ctenoptychius serratus M'Coy p. 626 figs. pl. 3I, figs. 21-23
1889Ctenoptychius serratus Woodward p. 52
1902Ctenopetalus serratus Hay p. 281

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