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Pseudopetalichthyida

Pseudopetalichthyida

Taxonomy
Pseudopetalichthida is an order. It is not extant.

It was corrected as Pseudopetalichthyida by Denison (1975), Dineley and Metcalf (1999) and Young (2010).

It was assigned to Placodermi by Denison (1975); and to Placodermi by Dineley and Metcalf (1999), Sepkoski (2002) and Young (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1975Pseudopetalichthyida Denison p. 23
1999Pseudopetalichthyida Dineley and Metcalf p. 11
2002Pseudopetalichthida Sepkoski, Jr.
2010Pseudopetalichthyida Young p. 527

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
RankNameAuthor
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassPlacodermi(M'Coy 1848)
orderPseudopetalichthyida
orderPseudopetalichthyida

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