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Oestophorus

Chondrichthyes - Eugeneodontiformes - Edestidae

Taxonomy
Oestophorus was named by Miller (1892) [Sepkoski's age data: D Give D Fras Sepkoski's reference number: 521]. It is considered to be a form taxon.

It was assigned to Edestidae by Jordan (1963); and to Placodermi by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1892Oestophorus Miller
1963Oestophorus Jordan p. 596
2002Oestophorus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassHolocephali(Bonaparte 1832)
orderEugeneodontiformes()
superfamilyEdestoideaHay 1930
familyEdestidaeJaekel 1899
genusOestophorusMiller 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