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Pristodus benniei

Chondrichthyes - Petalodontiformes - Pristodontidae

Taxonomy
Petalorhynchus benniei was named by Etheridge (1875). Its type specimen is BMNH 46046, a tooth, and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Pristodus benniei by Woodward (1889).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1875Petalorhynchus benniei Etheridge
1889Pristodus benniei Woodward p. 64

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
classChondrichthyes
subclassHolocephali(Bonaparte 1832)
orderPetalodontiformes()
familyPristodontidaeWoodward 1889
genusPristodusDavis 1883
speciesbenniei(Etheridge 1875)

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