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Cornuodus

Conodonta - Strachanognathidae

Taxonomy
Cornuodus is a genus. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Cornuodontidae by Stouge (1984); to Strachanognathidae by Dzik (1994); and to Conodontophorida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1984Cornuodus Stouge p. 59
1994Cornuodus Dzik pp. 60 - 61
2002Cornuodus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
RankNameAuthor
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
classConodontaEichenberg 1930
familyStrachanognathidaeBergstrom 1982
genusCornuodus

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
J. Dzik 1994Elements of the apparatus with deep, conical basal cavities, bases of oval cross section, cusps bent knee-like.