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Trachosteus

Arthrodira - Coccosteidae

Taxonomy
Trachosteus was named by Newberry (1890) [Sepkoski's age data: D Fame-u Sepkoski's reference number: 521]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1890Trachosteus Newberry
1963Trachosteus Jordan p. 588
2002Trachosteus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
Osteichthyes()
subclassPlacodermi(M'Coy 1848)
orderArthrodiraWoodward 1891
suborderBrachythoraciGross 1932
superfamilyCoccosteoideaDenison 1978
familyCoccosteidaeAsmuss 1856
genusTrachosteusNewberry 1890

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