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Acrodus keuperinus

Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Acrodontidae

Taxonomy
Hybodus keuperinus was named by Murchison and Strickland (1837). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Burgehill quarry near Eldersfield, which is in a Carnian/Rhaetian marine horizon in the Keuper Formation of the United Kingdom.

It was recombined as Acrodus keuperinus by Woodward (1889).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1837Hybodus keuperinus Murchison and Strickland p. 338 figs. Pl. XXVIII
1837Hybodus keuperi Murchison and Strickland p. 564
1889Acrodus keuperinus Woodward p. 281

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
Hybodontida
orderHybodontiformes(Patterson 1966)
superfamilyHybodontoidea
familyAcrodontidaeCasier 1959
genusAcrodus
specieskeuperinus()

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