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Scapanorhynchus elongatus

Chondrichthyes - Mitsukurinidae

Taxonomy
Scapanorhynchus elongatus was named by Woodward (1889). Its type specimen is BMNH P.4774, a partial skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1889Scapanorhynchus elongatus Woodward p. 353 figs. pl. xvii fig. 8

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
familyMitsukurinidaeJordan 1898
genusScapanorhynchus
specieselongatus

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