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Micropycnodon kansasensis

Actinopteri - Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae

Taxonomy
Pycnomicrodon kansasensis was named by Hibbard and Graffham (1941). It is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Micropycnodon.

It was recombined as Micropycnodon kansasensis by Shimada et al. (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1941Pycnomicrodon kansasensis Hibbard and Graffham
2006Micropycnodon kansasensis Shimada et al. p. 21

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
RankNameAuthor
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
orderPycnodontiformesBerg 1937
suborderPycnodontoidei
familyPycnodontidae()
genusMicropycnodonHibbard and Graffham 1945
specieskansasensis(Hibbard and Graffham 1941)

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