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Lispacanthus retrogradus

Chondrichthyes - Heterodontiformes - Heterodontidae

Taxonomy
Lispacanthus retrogradus was named by Davis (1883). Its type specimen is BMNH P.2544, a partial skeleton, 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.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1883Lispacanthus retrogradus Davis p. 359 fig. 5
1891Lispacanthus retrogradus Woodward p. 114

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
RankNameAuthor
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Selachii
superorderGaleomorphi
orderHeterodontiformesBerg 1940
familyHeterodontidaeGray 1851
genusLispacanthusDavis 1883
speciesretrogradusDavis 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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marinesubp
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: nektonico
Diet: carnivoreo
Created: 2009-07-21 07:18:00
Modified: 2009-07-21 09:18:00
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Wagner 2017, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Mississippian or 358.90000 to 323.20000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Mississippian358.9 - 323.2United Kingdom Lispacanthus retrogradus (type locality: 137333)