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Ballagadus rossi

Taxonomy
Ballagadus rossi was named by Smithson et al. (2016) [Triangular-shaped tooth plates with up to 7 tooth ridges radiating from a point near the posterior end of the lingual edge. Tooth ridge angle between 100 and 120. Laterally compressed teeth on tooth ridge 1, longitudinally compressed teeth on remaining tooth ridges.]. Its type specimen is UMZC 2014.1.1, a tooth (left pterygoid tooth plate), and it is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2016Ballagadus rossi Smithson et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
RankNameAuthor
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnoiMüller 1884
genusBallagadus
speciesrossi

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