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Squaloraja

Chondrichthyes - Squalorajiformes - Squalorajidae

Taxonomy
Squaloraja was named by Riley [Sepkoski's age data: J Sine-l Sepkoski's reference number: 623,1066].

It was assigned to Squaloraiidae by Jordan (1963); to Chimaeriformes by Sepkoski (2002); and to Squalorajidae by Woodward (1891), Delsate et al. (2002) and Nelson (2006).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1843Spinacorhinus Agassiz p. 579
1891Squaloraja Woodward p. 40
1963Squaloraia Jordan p. 605
2002Squaloraja Delsate et al. p. 25
2002Squaloraja Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Squaloraja Nelson p. 44

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
classChondrichthyes
subclassHolocephali(Bonaparte 1832)
superorderHolocephalomorphaLund 1986
orderSqualorajiformesPatterson 1965
familySqualorajidaeWoodward 1886
genusSqualorajaRiley

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