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Gorgonichthys

Arthrodira

Taxonomy
Gorgonichthys was named by Claypole (1892) [Sepkoski's age data: D Fame-u Sepkoski's reference number: 521]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Dinichthyidae by Jordan (1963); to Arthrodira by Sepkoski (2002); and to Aspinothoracidi by Carr and Hlavin (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1892Gorgonichthys Claypole
1963Gorgonichthys Jordan p. 588
2002Gorgonichthys Sepkoski, Jr.
2010Gorgonichthys Carr and Hlavin p. 198

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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
genusGorgonichthysClaypole 1892

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