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Holocephali (chimaera)

Chondrichthyes -

Taxonomy
Holocephali was named by Bonaparte (1832). It is extant.

It was reranked as the unranked clade Holocephali by Gadow (1898); it was reranked as the subclass Holocephala by Hay (1902); it was reranked as the superorder Holocephali by Zangerl (1981), Kriwet and Gazdizicki (2003) and Darras et al. (2008); it was reranked as the class Holocephali by Purdy et al. (2001); it was misspelled as Holocephala by Säve-Söderbergh (1934), Cassier (1966), Duffin (1981), Thurmond and Jones (1981), Cvancara and Hoganson (1993) and Sepkoski (2002); it was reranked as the subclass Holocephali by Jordan (1963), Delsate et al. (2002) and Long (2011).

It was assigned to Pisces by Gadow (1898); to Elasmobranchii by Leidy (1873), Hay (1902) and Jordan (1963); to Elasmobranchii by Säve-Söderbergh (1934) and Cassier (1966); to Elasmobranchii by Duffin (1981) and Cvancara and Hoganson (1993); to Chordata by Purdy et al. (2001); to Subterbranchialia by Kriwet and Gazdizicki (2003) and Darras et al. (2008); and to Chondrichthyes by Zangerl (1981), Thurmond and Jones (1981), Delsate et al. (2002), Sepkoski (2002) and Long (2011).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1832Holocephali Bonaparte
1873Holocephali Leidy p. 350
1898Holocephali Gadow p. 6
1902Holocephala Hay p. 322
1934Holocephala Säve-Söderbergh p. 17
1958Bradyodonti Arambourg and Bertin
1963Holocephali Jordan p. 605
1964Bradyodonti Obruchev p. 362
1966Holocephali Cassier p. 98
1977Paraselachii Lund
1981Holocephali Duffin p. 470
1981Holocephali Thurmond and Jones p. 77
1981Bradyodonti Thurmond and Jones p. 78
1981Holocephali Zangerl p. 46
1982Bradyodonti Lund p. 939
1993Holocephali Cvancara and Hoganson p. 12
1997Euchondrocephali Lund and Grogan
2000Euchondrocephali Grogan and Lund p. 220
2000Paraselachii Grogan and Lund p. 220
2001Holocephali Purdy et al. p. 161
2002Holocephali Delsate et al. p. 25
2002Holocephali Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Holocephali Kriwet and Gazdizicki p. 34
2004Paraselachiamorpha Goto and Okura p. 219
2006Paraselachimorpha Nelson p. 46
2008Holocephali Darras et al. p. 301
2011Holocephali Long p. 242

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
RankNameAuthor
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
subclassHolocephali(Bonaparte 1832)
subclassHolocephali(Bonaparte 1832)

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