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Coccosteus macromus

Arthrodira - Coccosteidae

Taxonomy
Coccosteus macromus was named by Cope (1892). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Leroy (locality 2), which is in a Frasnian marine horizon in the Chemung Formation of Pennsylvania.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1892Coccosteus macromus Cope p. 225

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
RankNameAuthor
subclassPlacodermi(M'Coy 1848)
orderArthrodiraWoodward 1891
suborderBrachythoraciGross 1932
superfamilyCoccosteoideaDenison 1978
familyCoccosteidaeAsmuss 1856
genusCoccosteus
speciesmacromus

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