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Pristodus

Chondrichthyes - Petalodontiformes - Pristodontidae

Taxonomy
Pristodus was named by Davis (1883) [Sepkoski's age data: C Vise-u Sepkoski's reference number: 451]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Peripristidae by Jordan (1963); to Petalodontida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Pristodontidae by Woodward (1889), Zangerl (1981), Lund (1989) and Ginter et al. (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1883Pristodus Davis
1889Pristodus Woodward p. 62
1963Pristodus Jordan p. 594
1981Pristodus Zangerl p. 99
1989Pristodus Lund p. 357
2002Pristodus Sepkoski, Jr.
2010Pristodus Ginter et al. p. 136

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
RankNameAuthor
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
subclassHolocephali(Bonaparte 1832)
orderPetalodontiformes()
familyPristodontidaeWoodward 1889
genusPristodusDavis 1883

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