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Pleuracanthus cylindricus

Chondrichthyes - Xenacanthiformes - Xenacanthidae

Taxonomy
Orthacanthus cylindricus was named by Agassiz (1843). It is not extant.

It was recombined as Pleuracanthus cylindricus by Woodward (1889).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1843Orthacanthus cylindricus Agassiz
1868Orthacanthus cylindricus Atthey p. 323
1889Pleuracanthus cylindricus Woodward p. 8
1902Orthacanthus cylindricus Hay p. 264

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassXenacanthimorpha
orderXenacanthiformesBerg 1955
familyXenacanthidaeFritsch 1889
genusPleuracanthus
speciescylindricus(Agassiz 1843)

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