Asteracanthus ornatissimus Agassiz, 1837

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  • Title: Asteracanthus ornatissimus Agassiz, 1837
  • State province: England
  • Specific epithet: ornatissimus
  • Scientific name authorship: Agassiz, 1837
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Order: Hybodontiformes
  • Locality: Shotover
  • Latest period or highest system: Jurassic
  • Latest era or highest erathem: Mesozoic
  • Latest epoch or Highest series: Late Jurassic
  • Latest eon or highest eonothem: Phanerozoic
  • Latest age or Highest age: Kimmeridgian
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Higher geography: Europe; United Kingdom; England; Oxfordshire
  • Higher classification: Animalia; Chordata; Chondrichthyes; Hybodontiformes; Hybodontidae
  • Group: Ancholme Group
  • Genus: Asteracanthus
  • Formation: Kimmeridge Clay Formation
  • Family: Hybodontidae
  • Earliest period or lowest system: Jurassic
  • Earliest era or lowest erathem: Mesozoic
  • Earliest epoch or lowest series: Late Jurassic
  • Earliest eon or Lowest eonothem: Phanerozoic
  • Earliest age or Lowestst age: Kimmeridgian
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Continent: Europe
  • Class: Chondrichthyes


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