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Pseudopetalichthys

Pseudopetalichthyida - Paraplesiobatidae

Taxonomy
Pseudopetalichthys was named by Moy-Thomas (1939) [Sepkoski's age data: D Emsi-l Sepkoski's reference number: 521]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Paraplesiobatidae by Denison (1978); to Pseudopetalichthida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Placodermi by Long (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1939Pseudopetalichthys Moy-Thomas
1978Pseudopetalichthys Denison
2002Pseudopetalichthys Sepkoski, Jr.
2011Pseudopetalichthys Long p. 242

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
RankNameAuthor
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
subclassPlacodermi(M'Coy 1848)
orderPseudopetalichthyida
familyParaplesiobatidaeBerg 1940
genusPseudopetalichthysMoy-Thomas 1939

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