Scapanorhynchus gigas infraphylum Gnathostomata Woodward, 1889

The Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum
London, United Kingdom


  • Title: Scapanorhynchus gigas infraphylum Gnathostomata Woodward, 1889
  • Type status: Cited
  • State province: England
  • Specific epithet: gigas
  • Scientific name authorship: Woodward, 1889
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Order: Lamniformes
  • Member: Cambridge Greensand Member
  • Latest period or highest system: Cretaceous
  • Latest era or highest erathem: Mesozoic
  • Latest epoch or Highest series: Late Cretaceous
  • Latest eon or highest eonothem: Phanerozoic
  • Latest age or Highest age: Cenomanian
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Higher geography: Europe; United Kingdom; England; Cambridgeshire; Cambridge
  • Higher classification: Animalia; Chordata; Vertebrata; Chondrichthyes; Elasmobranchii; Lamniformes; Mitsukurinidae
  • Group: Chalk Group
  • Genus: Scapanorhynchus
  • Formation: West Melbury Marly Chalk Formation
  • Family: Mitsukurinidae
  • Earliest period or lowest system: Cretaceous
  • Earliest era or lowest erathem: Mesozoic
  • Earliest epoch or lowest series: Late Cretaceous
  • Earliest eon or Lowest eonothem: Phanerozoic
  • Earliest age or Lowestst age: Cenomanian
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Continent: Europe
  • Class: Chondrichthyes

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