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Chirothrix

Taxonomy
Chirothrix was named by Zittel (1888) [Sepkoski's age data: K Sant Sepkoski's reference number: 718]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Actinopterygii by Woodward (1901); and to Myctophiformes by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1888Chirothrix Zittel
1901Chirothrix Woodward p. 280
2002Chirothrix Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
RankNameAuthor
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
genusChirothrixZittel 1888

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