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Squatina squatina

Chondrichthyes - Squatiniformes - Squatinidae

Taxonomy
Squalus squatina was named by Linnaeus (1758).

It was recombined as Squatina squatina by Biddle (1993) and Underwood and Schlogl (2013).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Squalus squatina Linnaeus
1966Squalus squatina Cassier p. 57
1993Squatina squatina Biddle p. 199
2013Squatina squatina Underwood and Schlogl p. 490

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
superorderSelachimorphaNelson 1984
orderSquatiniformesBuen 1926
familySquatinidaeBonaparte 1838
genusSquatinaDumeril 1806
speciessquatina(Linnaeus 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