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Protacrodus

Chondrichthyes - Protacrodontidae

Taxonomy
Protacrodus was named by Jaekel (1925) [Sepkoski's age data: D Fras-u D Fame-u Sepkoski's reference number: 451,898]. Its type is Protacrodus vetustus.

It was assigned to Protacrodontoidea by Zangerl (1981) and Li (1988); to Ctenacanthida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Protacrodontidae by Ginter et al. (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1925Protacrodus Jaekel
1981Protacrodus Zangerl p. 61
1988Protacrodus Li p. 101
2002Protacodus Sepkoski, Jr.
2010Protacrodus Ginter et al. p. 86

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
superfamilyProtacrodontoidea
familyProtacrodontidaeCappetta et al. 1993
genusProtacrodusJaekel 1925

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