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Gyracanthus formosus

Chondrichthyes - Ichthyotomi - Gyracanthidae

Taxonomy
Gyracanthus formosus was named by Agassiz (1837). It is the type species of Gyracanthus.

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1837Gyracanthus formosus Agassiz p. 17
1850Gyracanthus formosus King p. 221
1891Gyracanthus formosus Woodward p. 140
1902Gyracanthus formosus Hay p. 335

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
subclassSelachii
orderIchthyotomi(Cope)
familyGyracanthidae
genusGyracanthus
speciesformosus

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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available