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Pterospathodus

Conodonta - Balognathidae

Taxonomy
Pterospathodus was named by Walliser (1964) [Sepkoski's age data: S Ldov-u S Wenl-l Sepkoski's reference number: 867]. It is not extant. Its type is Pterospathodus amorphognathoides.

It was assigned to Conodontophorida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Balognathidae by Donoghue et al. (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1964Pterospathodus Walliser
2002Pterospathodus Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Pterospathodus Donoghue et al. p. 138

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
RankNameAuthor
subphylumVertebrata
classConodontaEichenberg 1930
PrioniodontidaDzik 1976
familyBalognathidaeHass 1959
genusPterospathodus

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