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Torosteus

Arthrodira

Taxonomy
Torosteus was named by Gardiner and Miles (1990) [Sepkoski's age data: D Fras-l Sepkoski's reference number: 916]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Arthrodira by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1990Torosteus Gardiner and Miles
2002Torosteus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
RankNameAuthor
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
subclassPlacodermi(M'Coy 1848)
orderArthrodiraWoodward 1891
genusTorosteusGardiner and Miles 1990

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