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Squalus acanthias (spiny dogfish)

Chondrichthyes - Squaliformes - Squalidae

Taxonomy
Squalus acanthias was named by Linnaeus (1758). It is extant. It is the type species of Squalus.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Squalus acanthias Linnaeus
1993Squalus acanthias Cvancara and Hoganson p. 5
2008Squalus acanthias Adnet et al. p. 713

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
superorderSelachimorphaNelson 1984
orderSqualiformes
familySqualidaeBonaparte 1834
genusSqualus
speciesacanthiasLinnaeus 1758

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