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Edaphodon miersii

Chondrichthyes - Chimaeriformes - Callorhinchidae

Taxonomy
Dipristis meirsii was named by Marsh (1869). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Hornerstown area (Hornerstown Fm.) (PROXY), which is in a Maastrichtian marginal marine marl in the Hornerstown Formation of New Jersey.

It was recombined as Ischyodus miersii by Cope (1875); it was recombined as Edaphodon miersii by Hay (1902).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1869Dipristis meirsii Marsh p. 230
1875Ischyodus miersii Cope p. 292
1902Edaphodon miersii Hay p. 324

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
subclassHolocephali(Bonaparte 1832)
RankNameAuthor
superorderHolocephalomorphaLund 1986
orderChimaeriformesObruchev 1953
suborderChimaeroidei
superfamilyCallorhinchoidea
familyCallorhinchidaeGarman 1901
subfamilyEdaphodontinaeStahl 1999
genusEdaphodonBuckland 1838
speciesmiersii()

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