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Chiastodus

Chondrichthyes - Eugeneodontiformes

Taxonomy
Chiastodus was named by Trautschold (1879) [Sepkoski's age data: C Mosc Sepkoski's reference number: 451]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Heterodontidae by Jordan (1963); to Eugeneodontida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Caseodontoidea by Zangerl (1981) and Ginter et al. (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1879Chiastodus Trautschold
1963Chiastodus Jordan p. 596
1981Chiastodus Zangerl p. 85
2002Chiastodus Sepkoski, Jr.
2010Chiastodus Ginter et al. p. 123

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
RankNameAuthor
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
subclassHolocephali(Bonaparte 1832)
orderEugeneodontiformes()
superfamilyCaseodontoidea
genusChiastodusTrautschold 1879

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