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Sphenacanthus costellatus

Chondrichthyes - Sphenacanthidae

Taxonomy
Ctenacanthus costellatus was named by Traquair (1884).

It was recombined as Sphenacanthus costellatus by Woodward (1889) and Maisey (1982).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1884Ctenacanthus costellatus Traquair p. 3 figs. pl. II
1889Sphenacanthus costellatus Woodward p. 242
1982Sphenacanthus costellatus Maisey p. 18 fig. 11

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
familySphenacanthidaeMaisey 1982
genusSphenacanthus
speciescostellatus(Traquair 1884)

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