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Ceratodus latissimus

- Ceratodontidae

Taxonomy
Ceratodus latissimus was named by Agassiz (1838). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Rhaetic Bone Bed, Aust Cliff, which is in a Rhaetian coastal conglomerate in the Westbury Formation of the United Kingdom.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1838Ceratodus latissimus Agassiz p. 131
1891Ceratodus latissimus Woodward p. 265
1894Ceratodus latissimus Browne p. 749
1982Ceratodus latissimus Martin p. 611
2004Ceratodus latissimus Schultze p. 489
2016Ceratodus latissimus Frederickson et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
RankNameAuthor
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnoiMüller 1884
familyCeratodontidae
genusCeratodus
specieslatissimus

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