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Torpedinoidea

Chondrichthyes - Rajiformes

Taxonomy
Torpedinoidea was named by Jonet (1968). It is extant.

It was reranked as the suborder Torpedinoidea by Jonet (1968); it was reranked as the superfamily Torpedinoidea by Cappetta (1987) and Cappetta (1988); it was reranked as the unranked clade Torpedinoidea by Underwood (2006).

It was assigned to Batoidei by Jonet (1968); to Torpediniformes by Cappetta (1987) and Cappetta (1988); to Chondrichthyes by Sepkoski (2002); and to Rajiformes by Underwood (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1968Torpedinoidea Jonet
1987Torpedinoidea Cappetta p. 160
1988Torpedinoidea Cappetta p. 29
2002Torpedinoidea Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Torpedinoidea Underwood p. 235

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
RankNameAuthor
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Batoidea
orderRajiformesBerg 1940
Torpedinoidea()
Torpedinoidea()

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