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Lamna lata

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Lamnidae

Taxonomy
Otodus latus was named by Agassiz (1843).

It was recombined as Lamna lata by Woodward (1889); it was recombined as Cretolamna appendiculata lata by Case (1979); it was synonymized subjectively with Cretolamna appendiculata by Case and Schwimmer (1988).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1843Otodus latus Agassiz p. 271
1889Lamna lata Woodward p. 397
1979Cretolamna appendiculata lata Case p. 83

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
RankNameAuthor
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Selachii
superorderGaleomorphi
orderLamniformesBerg 1958
familyLamnidaeMüller and Henle 1838
genusLamnaCuvier 1816
specieslata()

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