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Platyspondylus

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Taxonomy
Platyspondylus was named by Haug (1905). Its type is Platyspondylus foureaui.

It was synonymized subjectively with Onchopristis by Cappetta (1987).

It was assigned to Selachii by Haug (1905); and to Rajidae by Jordan (1963).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1905Platyspondylus Haug p. 816 figs. Pl. XVI: 2, 5–11
1963Platyspondylus Jordan p. 603

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Selachii
genusPlatyspondylus

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