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Aspidichthys

Arthrodira - Coccosteidae

Taxonomy
Aspidichthys was named by Newberry (1873) [Sepkoski's age data: D Fras-u D Fame Sepkoski's reference number: 521]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1873Aspidichthys Newberry
1963Aspidichthys Jordan p. 588
2002Aspidichthys 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
genusAspidichthysNewberry 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