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Rhinosteus

Arthrodira - Selenosteidae

Taxonomy
Rhinosteus was named by Jaeckel (1911) [Sepkoski's age data: D Fras-u Sepkoski's reference number: 521]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Arthrodira by Sepkoski (2002); to Aspinothoracidi by Carr and Hlavin (2010); and to Selenosteidae by Rücklin (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1911Rhinosteus Jaeckel
2002Rhinosteus Sepkoski, Jr.
2010Rhinosteus Carr and Hlavin p. 198
2011Rhinosteus Rücklin p. 44

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
RankNameAuthor
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
subclassPlacodermi(M'Coy 1848)
orderArthrodiraWoodward 1891
familySelenosteidaeDean 1901
genusRhinosteusJaeckel 1911

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