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Menaspacanthus

Chondrichthyes -

Taxonomy
Menaspacanthus was named by Patterson (1965) [Sepkoski's age data: spine]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Holocephali by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1965Menaspacanthus Patterson
2002Menaspacanthus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
RankNameAuthor
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
subclassHolocephali(Bonaparte 1832)
genusMenaspacanthusPatterson 1965

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marinesubp
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: nektobenthico
Diet: carnivoreo
Created: 2009-07-21 06:36:22
Modified: 2009-07-21 08:36:22
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Wagner 2017, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009
Collections
No collection or age range data are available