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Breviacanthus brevis

Chondrichthyes - Protospinacidae

Taxonomy
Nemacanthus brevis was named by Philips (1871).

It was recombined as Breviacanthus brevis by Maisey (1976), Cappetta (1987) and Underwood and Ward (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1871Nemacanthus brevis Philips
1891Nemacanthus brevis Woodward p. 117
1976Breviacanthus brevis Maisey p. 433 fig. 1,2
1987Breviacanthus brevis Cappetta p. 134
2004Breviacanthus brevis Underwood and Ward p. 489

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
superorderSqualeaShirai 1996
superorderHypnosqualeaCarvalho and Maisey 1996
familyProtospinacidae
genusBreviacanthus
speciesbrevis(Philips 1871)

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