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Pholidosteus

Pteraspidomorphi - Pteraspidiformes - Pteraspididae

Taxonomy
Pholidosteus was named by Jaeckel (1907) [Sepkoski's age data: D Fras-u Sepkoski's reference number: 521]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1907Pholidosteus Jaeckel
1963Pholidosteus Jordan p. 585
2002Pholidosteus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
RankNameAuthor
subphylumVertebrata
classPteraspidomorphiGoodrich 1909
subclassCyathaspidiformesKaier 1930
orderPteraspidiformesBerg 1940
familyPteraspididaeClaypole 1885
genusPholidosteusJaeckel 1907

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