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Chelyophorus

Arthrodira - Coccosteidae

Taxonomy
Chelyophorus was named by Agassiz (1845) [Sepkoski's age data: D Fras D Fame Sepkoski's reference number: 521]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Arthrodira by Woodward (1891); to Coccosteidae by Jordan (1963); and to Ptyctodontida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1845Chelyophorus Agassiz
1891Chelyophorus Woodward p. 299
1963Chelyophorus Jordan p. 588
2002Chelyophorus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
RankNameAuthor
Osteichthyes()
subclassPlacodermi(M'Coy 1848)
orderArthrodiraWoodward 1891
suborderBrachythoraciGross 1932
superfamilyCoccosteoideaDenison 1978
familyCoccosteidaeAsmuss 1856
genusChelyophorusAgassiz 1845

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