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Listracanthus

Chondrichthyes - Listracanthidae

Taxonomy
Listracanthus was named by Newberry and Worthen (1870). It is not extant. Its type is Listracanthus hystrix. It is the type genus of Listracanthidae.

It was assigned to Chondrichthyes by Mutter and Neuman (2006); and to Listracanthidae by Martill et al. (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1870Listracanthus Newberry and Worthen
2006Listracanthus Mutter and Neuman p. 274
2014Listracanthus Martill et al. p. 524

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
RankNameAuthor
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
familyListracanthidae
genusListracanthusNewberry and Worthen 1870

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