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Scoliodon

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Taxonomy
Scoliodon was named by Muller and Henle (1837).

It was reranked as Carcharias (Scoliodon) by Woodward (1889).

It was assigned to Carcharias by Woodward (1889); to Galeidae by Jordan (1963); to Scoliodontinae by Long (1992); and to Carcharhinidae by Case (1980), Case (1981) and Compagno (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1837Scoliodon Muller and Henle
1889Carcharias (Scoliodon) Woodward
1963Scoliodon Jordan p. 599
1980Scoliodon Case p. 86
1981Scoliodon Case p. 64
1992Scoliodon Long p. 29
2005Scoliodon Compagno

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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
genusScoliodonMuller and Henle 1837

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