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Acrodus illingworthi

Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Acrodontidae

Taxonomy
Acrodus illingworthi was named by Dixon (1850).

It was recombined as Hybodus illingworthi by Herman (1975).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1850Acrodus illingworthi Dixon p. 364
1889Acrodus illingworthi Woodward p. 297
1975Hybodus illingworthi Herman p. 18

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
RankNameAuthor
infraclassEuselachii()
Hybodontida
orderHybodontiformes(Patterson 1966)
superfamilyHybodontoidea
familyAcrodontidaeCasier 1959
genusAcrodus
speciesillingworthi

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