Gyrodus atherfieldensis White, 1927

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  • Title: Gyrodus atherfieldensis White, 1927
  • Type status: Holotype
  • Specific epithet: atherfieldensis
  • Scientific name authorship: White, 1927
  • Order: Pycnodontiformes
  • Locality: Atherfield
  • 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: Albian
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Higher geography: England; Isle of Wight; Atherfield
  • Higher classification: Animalia; Actinopterygii; Pycnodontiformes; Pycnodontidae
  • Group: Lower Greensand Group
  • Genus: Gyrodus
  • Formation: Rye Hill Sands
  • Family: Pycnodontidae
  • 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: Albian
  • Country: England
  • Class: Actinopterygii