Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy External Literature Search Age range and collections

Pteroplatea lapislutosa

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Gymnuridae

Taxonomy
Pteroplatea lapislutosa was named by David (1943). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is White Point, which is in a Barstovian marine shale in the Monterey Formation of California.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1943Pteroplatea lapislutosa David p. 81 figs. Plate 11, Fig. 2

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Batoidea
orderMyliobatiformesCompagno 1973
familyGymnuridaeFowler 1934
genusPteroplateaVan Hasselt 1823
specieslapislutosa

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
L. R. David 1943Discabout1Jaslongashalfitswidth;tail2Ā§inlength of disc. About 110 pectoral radii, 20 to 22 ventral radii. 65 + 115 (tail) = 180 vertebrae.