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Copodus auriculatus

Chondrichthyes - Copodontiformes - Copodontidae

Taxonomy
Pleurogomphus auriculatus was named by Davis (1883). Its type specimen is BMNH P.2601, a tooth, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Armagh, Ireland (BMNH), which is in a Mississippian marine limestone in the United Kingdom.

It was recombined as Copodus auriculatus by Woodward (1889).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1883Pleurogomphus auriculatus Davis
1889Copodus auriculatus Woodward p. 94

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
classChondrichthyes
subclassHolocephali(Bonaparte 1832)
superorderHolocephalomorphaLund 1986
orderCopodontiformesObruchev 1953
familyCopodontidaeDavis 1883
genusCopodusMorris and Roberts 1862
speciesauriculatus(Davis 1883)

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