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Squalorajiformes

Chondrichthyes - Squalorajiformes

Taxonomy
Squalorajiformes was named by Patterson (1965).

It was reranked as the suborder Squalorajoidei by Delsate et al. (2002).

It was assigned to Chimaeriformes by Delsate et al. (2002); to Holocephalimorpha by Nelson (2006); and to Holocephalomorpha by Long (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1965Squalorajiformes Patterson
2002Squalorajoidei Delsate et al. p. 25
2006Squalorajiformes Nelson p. 44
2011Squalorajiformes Long p. 242

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
RankNameAuthor
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
subclassHolocephali(Bonaparte 1832)
superorderHolocephalomorphaLund 1986
orderSqualorajiformesPatterson 1965
orderSqualorajiformesPatterson 1965

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