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Macropetalichthys

Petalichthyida - Macropetalichthyidae

Taxonomy
Macropetalichthys was named by Norwood and Owen (1846) [Sepkoski's age data: D Eife-l D Give Sepkoski's reference number: 521]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1846Macropetalichthys Norwood and Owen
1891Macropetalichthys Woodward p. 303
1963Macropetalichthys Jordan p. 588
2002Macropetalichthys Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
RankNameAuthor
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
subclassPlacodermi(M'Coy 1848)
orderPetalichthyida
familyMacropetalichthyidaeEastman 1898
genusMacropetalichthysNorwood and Owen 1846

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