Mesolophodus problematicus

WOODWARD, 1889


Classification: Euchondrocephali incert. sedis incert. fam.

Reference of the original description
WOODWARD, A.S. (1889)
Catalogue of the fossil fishes in the British Museum. Part. I. British Museum (Natural History): 474 p., fig., 17 pl.

Types
Mesolophodus problematicus
Holotype: NHMUK: PV P 2641;

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Mesolophodus problematicus gen. & sp. nov.: two teeth, anterior and posterior aspects, L. Carbfs. Limst.; Armagh. [P. 2641.]

Description
Original description of Woodward, 1889 [2593]
Type. Detached teeth shown, nat. size, in PI. I. figs. 18, 19. Single known species.
Form. & Loc. Lower Carboniferous Limestone: Armagh.
P. 2641. Type specimens. The original of PI. I. fig. 18 is a nearly complete crown displaying the anterior aspect. The tooth shown in PI. I. fig. 19 is nearly complete and exhibits the characters of the posterior aspect.

Remarks
type species of Mesolophodus Woodward 1889 [2593] by original designation (Art. 68.2 ICZN);

valid after Woodward (1889) p. 61 [2593]

References
GINTER, M. & HAMPE, O. & DUFFIN, C.J. (2010)
Handbook of Paleoichthyology, Vol. 3D: Chondrichthyes Paleozoic Elasmobranchii: Teeth Verlag Dr. Friedrich Pfeil, pp. 168, 154 fig., 4 Tab.
WOODWARD, A.S. (1889)
Catalogue of the fossil fishes in the British Museum. Part. I. British Museum (Natural History): 474 p., fig., 17 pl.