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Spinax

Chondrichthyes - Squaliformes - Squalidae

Taxonomy
Spinax was named by Agassiz (1837). Its type is Spinax major.

It was assigned to Squalidae by Jordan (1963).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1837Spinax Agassiz p. 60
1963Spinax Jordan p. 601

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
superorderSelachimorphaNelson 1984
orderSqualiformes
familySqualidaeBonaparte 1834
genusSpinax

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