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Lamna divergens

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Lamnidae

Taxonomy
Otodus divergens was named by Egerton (1845). Its type specimen is BMNH P.593, a tooth, and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Lamna divergens by Woodward (1889).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1845Otodus divergens Egerton
1889Lamna divergens Woodward p. 400

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
RankNameAuthor
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Selachii
superorderGaleomorphi
orderLamniformesBerg 1958
familyLamnidaeMüller and Henle 1838
genusLamnaCuvier 1816
speciesdivergens(Egerton 1845)

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