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Carcharopsis wortheni

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Taxonomy
Carcharopsis wortheni was named by Newberry and Worthen (1866).

It was recombined as Dicrenodus wortheni by Thurmond and Jones (1981).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1866Carcharopsis wortheni Newberry and Worthen p. 69 figs. Plate 4, Fig. 14, 14a
1917Dicrenodus texanus Eastman p. 256
1981Dicrenodus wortheni Thurmond and Jones
1984Carcharopsis wortheni Lund and Mapes p. 711 figs. 1-4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
RankNameAuthor
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
genusCarcharopsis
specieswortheniNewberry and Worthen 1866

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