Callorhinchus torresi

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Taxonavigation: Chimaeroidei 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Classis: Chondrichthyes
Subclassis: Holocephali
Ordo: Chimaeriformes
Subordo: Chimaeroidei

Familia: Callorhinchidae
Subfamilia: Callorhinchinae
Genus: Callorhinchus

Species: †Callorhinchus torresi

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Callorhinchus torresi Otero et al., 2013

  • Holotype: SGO PV.22011, an almost complete left mandibular.
  • Paratypes: SGO PV.22012a, b, two incomplete right mandibular plates, PV.22012c, one anterior portion of a right palatine, PV.22012d, one incomplete left palatine, PV.22012e, one concretionary nodule containing one partial right palatine.

Etymology: The specific name honours Dr. Teresa Torres (Universidad de Chile), for more than twenty years of contribution to Antarctic palaeobotany, and her continuous support to new generations of Chilean palaeontologists, including some of the authors.

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