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Rhynchodus

Ptyctodontida - Ptyctodontidae

Taxonomy
Rhynchodus was named by Newberry (1873) [Sepkoski's age data: D Eife C Tour-l Sepkoski's reference number: 521]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1873Rhynchodus Newberry
1891Rhynchodus Woodward p. 39
1963Rhynchodus Jordan p. 605
2002Rhynchodus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
RankNameAuthor
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
subclassPlacodermi(M'Coy 1848)
orderPtyctodontidaGross 1932
familyPtyctodontidaeWoodward 1891
genusRhynchodusNewberry 1873

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