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Aprionodon

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Taxonomy
Aprionodon was named by Gill (1861). It is extant.

It was reranked as Carcharias (Aprionodon) by Woodward (1889), Alessandri (1896) and Bohm (1926).

It was assigned to Carcharias by Woodward (1889), Alessandri (1896) and Bohm (1926); to Galeidae by Jordan (1963); and to Carcharhinidae by White (1926), Case (1980) and Thurmond and Jones (1981).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1861Aprionodon Gill
1889Carcharias (Aprionodon) Woodward p. 437
1896Carcharias (Aprionodon) Alessandri p. 721
1926Carcharias (Aprionodon) Bohm p. 79
1926Aprionodon White p. 38
1963Aprionodon Jordan p. 599
1980Aprionodon Case p. 86
1981Aprionodon Thurmond and Jones p. 65

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Selachii
superorderGaleomorphi
orderCarchariniformes(Compagno 1973)
familyCarcharhinidaeJordan and Evermann 1896
genusAprionodonGill 1861

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