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Rhinocephalus planiceps

Actinopteri - Gadiformes - Merlucciidae

Taxonomy
Rhinocephalus planiceps was named by Casier (1966). It is extant. Its type locality is Herne Bay (BMNH collection), which is in a Ypresian marine shale in the London Clay Formation of the United Kingdom. It is the type species of Rhinocephalus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Rhinocephalus planiceps Casier p. 308

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleosteomorpha
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
Osteoglossocephalai
RankNameAuthor
ClupeocephalaPatterson and Rosen 1977
Euteleosteomorpha
NeoteleosteiRosen 1973
Eurypterygia(Rosen 1973)
Ctenosquamata
Acanthomorphata(Rosen 1973)
Paracanthomorphacea
Zeiogadaria
Gadariae
orderGadiformesGoodrich 1909
suborderGadoidei
familyMerlucciidaeGill 1884
genusRhinocephalus
speciesplaniceps

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