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Khuffia lenis

Chondrichthyes - Sphenacanthidae

Taxonomy
Khuffia lenis was named by Koot et al. (2013). Its type specimen is MPUM 10882, a tooth, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Haushi section K1, AO40, which is in a Wordian carbonate limestone in the Khuff Formation of Oman. It is the type species of Khuffia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2013Khuffia lenis Koot et al. p. 322 figs. 8A-H

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
familySphenacanthidaeMaisey 1982
genusKhuffia
specieslenis

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 mobilec
Life habit: nektonicc
Diet: carnivorec
Created: 2004-08-17 13:49:23
Modified: 2009-12-13 03:31:01
Source: c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Wagner 2020, Carroll 1988

Age range: Wordian or 268.80000 to 265.10000 Ma

Collections (8 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Wordian268.8 - 265.1Oman Khuffia lenis (121857 140657 type locality: 140660 140661 140662 140664 140665 140673)