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Ganodus

Chondrichthyes - Chimaeriformes - Callorhinchidae

Taxonomy
Ganodus was named by Egerton [Sepkoski's age data: J Bajo J Tith-l Sepkoski's reference number: 452].

It was reranked as Chimaera (Ganodus) by Agassiz (1843).

It was assigned to Chimaera by Agassiz (1843); to Chimaeridae by Woodward (1891); to Chimaeriformes by Sepkoski (2002); and to Callorhinchidae by Nelson (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1843Chimaera (Ganodus) Agassiz p. 346
1891Ganodus Woodward p. 55
2002Ganodus Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Ganodus Nelson p. 46

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassHolocephali(Bonaparte 1832)
superorderHolocephalomorphaLund 1986
orderChimaeriformesObruchev 1953
suborderChimaeroidei
superfamilyCallorhinchoidea
familyCallorhinchidaeGarman 1901
genusGanodusEgerton

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