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Squalicorax pristiodontus (crow shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Anacoracidae

Taxonomy
Galeus pristiodontus was named by Agassiz (1843) [also attributed to Morton under the combination Galeus pristodontus]. It is the type species of Corax.

It was recombined as Corax pristodontus by Agassiz (1843), Woodward (1889), Hay (1902) and Maury (1930); it was recombined as Squalicorax pristiodontus by Thurmond and Jones (1981); it was recombined as Squalicorax pristodontus by Whitley (1939), Miller (1967), Applegate (1970), Herman (1975), Case (1979) and Siverson (1997).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1843Corax pristodontus Agassiz p. 224
1843Galeus pristiodontus Agassiz p. 224 figs. Plate 26, Figs. 9-13
1889Corax pristodontus Woodward p. 423
1902Corax pristodontus Hay p. 309
1930Corax pristodontus Maury p. 82
1939Squalicorax pristodontus Whitley
1967Squalicorax pristodontus Miller p. 224
1970Squalicorax pristodontus Applegate p. 395
1975Squalicorax pristodontus Herman p. 110
1979Squalicorax pristodontus Case p. 79
1981Squalicorax pristiodontus Thurmond and Jones p. 57
1997Squalicorax pristodontus Siverson p. 461

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
RankNameAuthor
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Selachii
superorderGaleomorphi
orderLamniformesBerg 1958
familyAnacoracidaeCasier 1947
genusSqualicoraxWhitley 1939
speciespristiodontus()

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