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Squatinactis caudispinatus

Chondrichthyes - Squatinactiformes - Squatinactidae

Taxonomy
Squatinactis caudispinatus was named by Lund and Zangerl (1974). Its type specimen is UMGM 3333, a skeleton, and it is a compression preserving soft parts. Its type locality is Bear Gulch (Carnegie Museum Collection), which is in an Arnsbergian open shallow subtidal limestone in the Heath Formation of Montana. It is the type species of Squatinactis.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1974Squatinactis caudispinatus Lund and Zangerl

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
superorderCladodontomorphi
orderSquatinactiformes()
familySquatinactidaeCappetta et al. 1993
genusSquatinactisLund and Zangerl 1974
speciescaudispinatusLund and Zangerl 1974

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