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Melanognathus

Taxonomy
Melanognathus was named by Jarvik (1967) [Sepkoski's age data: D m]. Its type is Melanognathus canadensis.

It was assigned to Dipnoi by Campbell and Barwick (1990) and Schultze (2001); and to Dipteriformes by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1967Melanognathus Jarvik
1990Melanognathus Campbell and Barwick
2001Melanognathus Schultze
2002Melanognathus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
RankNameAuthor
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnoiMüller 1884
genusMelanognathusJarvik 1967

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