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Copanognathus

Arthrodira - Dinichthyidae

Taxonomy
Copanognathus was named by Hussakof and Bryant (1920) [Sepkoski's age data: D Fras-l Sepkoski's reference number: 521]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1920Copanognathus Hussakof and Bryant
1963Copanognathus Jordan p. 588
2002Copanognathus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
Osteichthyes()
subclassPlacodermi(M'Coy 1848)
orderArthrodiraWoodward 1891
EubrachythoraciMiles 1971
AspinothoracidiMiles and Dennis 1979
familyDinichthyidaeNewberry 1888
genusCopanognathusHussakof and Bryant 1920

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