Asteracanthus granulosus Egerton, 1854

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  • Title: Asteracanthus granulosus Egerton, 1854
  • Type status: Paralectotype
  • State province: England
  • Specific epithet: granulosus
  • Scientific name authorship: Egerton, 1854
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Order: Hybodontiformes
  • Locality: Tilgate Forest
  • Latest period or highest system: Cretaceous
  • Latest era or highest erathem: Mesozoic
  • Latest epoch or Highest series: Early Cretaceous
  • Latest eon or highest eonothem: Phanerozoic
  • Latest age or Highest age: Barremian
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Higher geography: Europe; United Kingdom; England; West Sussex; Crawley
  • Higher classification: Animalia; Chordata; Chondrichthyes; Hybodontiformes; Hybodontidae
  • Group: Wealden, Wealden Group
  • Genus: Asteracanthus
  • Family: Hybodontidae
  • Earliest period or lowest system: Cretaceous
  • Earliest era or lowest erathem: Mesozoic
  • Earliest epoch or lowest series: Early Cretaceous
  • Earliest eon or Lowest eonothem: Phanerozoic
  • Earliest age or Lowestst age: Berriasian
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Continent: Europe
  • Class: Chondrichthyes