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Phlyctaenius

Arthrodira - Coccosteidae

Taxonomy
Phlyctaenius was named by Traquair (1890). Its type is Coccosteus acadicus.

It was replaced with Phlyctaenaspis by Hay (1902).

It was assigned to Coccosteidae by Jordan (1963).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1890Phlyctaenius Traquair p. 452
1963Phlyctaenius Jordan p. 588

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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
genusPhlyctaeniusTraquair 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