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Prionodon

Plagiostomi - Carcharidae

Taxonomy
Carcharias (Prionodon) was named by Müller and Henle (1841) [non Prionodon Gray 1864 (also attributed to Horsfield 1824) non Prionodon Gray 1864 (also attributed to Horsfield 1824) non Prionodon Gray 1864 (also attributed to Horsfield 1824)]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Prionodon by Gray (1825), Leriche (1942) and Jordan (1963).

It was assigned to Felina by Gray (1825); to Carcharias by Eastman (1904); to Carcharidae by Leriche (1942); and to Galeidae by Jordan (1963).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1825Prionodon Gray p. 339
1841Carcharias (Prionodon) Müller and Henle
1904Carcharias (Prionodon) Eastman p. 84
1942Prionodon Leriche p. 80
1963Prionodon Jordan p. 599

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
RankNameAuthor
subphylumVertebrata
classPlagiostomi(Cuvier)
familyCarcharidae
genusPrionodon(Müller and Henle 1841)

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