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Ptyctodopsis menzeli

Ptyctodontida - Ptyctodontidae

Taxonomy
Ptyctodopsis menzeli was named by Denison (1985). Its type specimen is SUI 33860, a partial skeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Pint's Quarry, which is in a Givetian carbonate dolomite in the Cedar Valley Formation of Iowa. It is the type species of Ptyctodopsis.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1985Ptyctodopsis menzeli Denison p. 512 fig. 1–7

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
Osteichthyes()
subclassPlacodermi(M'Coy 1848)
orderPtyctodontidaGross 1932
familyPtyctodontidaeWoodward 1891
genusPtyctodopsis
speciesmenzeli

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