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Phyllodus elegans

Actinopteri - Elopiformes - Phyllodontidae

Taxonomy
Phyllodus elegans was named by Marsh (1869). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Farmingdale, which is in a Bartonian marine sandstone in the Shark River Formation of New Jersey.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1869Phyllodus elegans Marsh p. 228
1902Phyllodus elegans Hay p. 401

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
RankNameAuthor
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleosteomorpha
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
Elopocephalai
Elopocephala
Elopomorpha()
orderElopiformesSauvage 1875
familyPhyllodontidaeSauvage 1875
genusPhyllodus
specieselegans

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