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Cretodus semiplicatus

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Cretoxyrhinidae

Taxonomy
Otodus semiplicatus was named by Agassiz (1843).

It was recombined as Lamna semiplicata by Woodward (1889); it was recombined as Cretodus semiplicatus by Schwimmer et al. (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1843Otodus semiplicatus Agassiz p. 272 figs. Plate 36, Fig. 32
1850Oxyrhina crassidens Dixon p. 367 figs. Plate 31, Fig. 13
1889Oxyrhina crassidens Woodward p. 381
1889Lamna semiplicata Woodward p. 397
2002Cretodus semiplicatus Schwimmer et al. p. 704 figs. Fig. 1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
RankNameAuthor
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Selachii
superorderGaleomorphi
orderLamniformesBerg 1958
familyCretoxyrhinidaeGl├╝ckman 1958
genusCretodusSokolov 1965
speciessemiplicatus()

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