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Ceratodus guentheri

- Ceratodontidae

Taxonomy
Ceratodus guentheri was named by Marsh (1878) [Original spelling "güntheri."]. Its type specimen is Yale Peabody Museum no. 205, a tooth, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Felch Quarry 1, Garden Park (YPM), which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian channel sandstone/claystone in the Morrison Formation of Colorado. It is the type species of Ceratodus.

It was recombined as Ptychoceratodus guentheri by Martin (1982).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1878Ceratodus guentheri King p. 346
1878Ceratodus guentheri Marsh p. 76
1891Ceratodus guentheri Woodward p. 268
1982Ptychoceratodus guentheri Martin p. 612
1987Ceratodus guentheri Kirkland p. 6
2004Ceratodus guentheri Schultze p. 489

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnoiMüller 1884
familyCeratodontidae
genusCeratodus
speciesguentheri

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