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Merlangius

Taxonomy
Merlangius was named by Geoffroy (1767) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-m R Sepkoski's reference number: 560]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Pisces by Risso (1827); and to Gadiformes by Sepkoski (2002).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1767Merlangius Geoffroy
1827Merlangus Risso
2002Merlangius Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
RankNameAuthor
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
genusMerlangiusGeoffroy 1767

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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available