Scapanorhynchus rhaphiodon infraphylum Gnathostomata Agassiz, 1843

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  • Title: Scapanorhynchus rhaphiodon infraphylum Gnathostomata Agassiz, 1843
  • State province: England
  • Specific epithet: rhaphiodon
  • Scientific name authorship: Agassiz, 1843
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Order: Lamniformes
  • Locality: Lulworth Cove (West), Gamble loc no. 402a
  • 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: Europe; United Kingdom; England; Dorset
  • Higher classification: Animalia; Chordata; Vertebrata; Chondrichthyes; Elasmobranchii; Lamniformes; Mitsukurinidae
  • Group: Gault Group
  • Genus: Scapanorhynchus
  • Formation: Upper Greensand Formation
  • Family: Mitsukurinidae
  • 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: United Kingdom
  • Continent: Europe
  • Class: Chondrichthyes