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Macrourogaleus

Chondrichthyes - Synechodontiformes - Paleospinacidae

Taxonomy
Macrourogaleus was named by Fowler (1947) [Sepkoski's age data: J Tith-l Sepkoski's reference number: 884]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Carcharhiniformes by Sepkoski (2002); and to Palaeospinacidae by Klug (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1947Macrourogaleus Fowler
2002Macrourogaleus Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Macrourogaleus Klug p. 233

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
superorderSqualomorphii(Compagno 1973)
orderSynechodontiformes
familyPaleospinacidae(Regan 1906)
genusMacrourogaleusFowler 1947

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available