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Paracestracion falcifer

Chondrichthyes - Heterodontiformes - Heterodontidae

Taxonomy
Cestracion falcifer was named by Wagner (1857).

It was recombined as Paracestracion falcifer by Koken (1911), Underwood (2002) and Kriwet (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1857Cestracion falcifer Wagner
1889Cestracion falcifer Woodward p. 332
1911Paracestracion falcifer Koken
2002Paracestracion falcifer Underwood
2008Paracestracion falcifer Kriwet p. 236

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
RankNameAuthor
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Selachii
superorderGaleomorphi
orderHeterodontiformesBerg 1940
familyHeterodontidaeGray 1851
genusParacestracionKoken in Zittel 1911
speciesfalcifer(Wagner 1857)

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