help informationThe biological classification of the species represented in the fossil.
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Haeckel 1847) / Fish
Subphylum: Vertebrata (Lamarck 1801)
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata (Gegenbaur 1874)
Superclass: Osteichthyes (Huxley 1880)
Class: Actinopterygii (Cope 1887)
Subclass: Neopterygii (Regan 1923)
Order: Pycnodontiformes (Berg 1937)
Suborder: Pycnodontoidei (Nursall 1996)
Family: Pycnodontidae (Agassiz 1835) / Pycnodont
Genus: Gyrodus (Agassiz 1843)


help informationA description of the object collected, in particular what parts are represented.
a) lower jaw palate, b) a detached scale

Collection date

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Spring 1982

Collection place

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United Kingdom > England > Dorset
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