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Dunkleosteus

Arthrodira - Dunkleosteidae

Taxonomy
Dunkleosteus was named by Newberry (1874) [Sepkoski's age data: D Give D Fame-u Sepkoski's reference number: 521,1066]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Arthrodira by Sepkoski (2002); and to Dunkleosteidae by Carr and Hlavin (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1874Dunkleosteus Newberry
2002Dunkleosteus Sepkoski, Jr.
2010Dunkleosteus Carr and Hlavin p. 198

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
RankNameAuthor
Osteichthyes()
subclassPlacodermi(M'Coy 1848)
orderArthrodiraWoodward 1891
EubrachythoraciMiles 1971
PachyosteomorphiStensiö 1944
superfamilyDunkleosteoideaVézina 1990
familyDunkleosteidaeStensiö 1963
genusDunkleosteusNewberry 1874

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