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Petromyzon

Petromyzontida - Petromyzontiformes - Petromyzontidae

Taxonomy
Petromyzon was named by Linnaeus (1758). It is extant.

It was assigned to Petromyzonidae by Jordan (1963).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Petromyzon Linnaeus p. 230
1963Petromyzon Jordan p. 583

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
RankNameAuthor
superclassPetromyzontomorphi
classPetromyzontida
orderPetromyzontiformesBerg 1940
familyPetromyzontidae
genusPetromyzon

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