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Pleuracanthus decheni

Chondrichthyes - Xenacanthiformes - Xenacanthidae

Taxonomy
Orthacanthus decheni was named by Goldfuss (1847). It is not extant.

It was recombined as Xenacanthus decheni by Geinitz (1861); it was recombined as Pleuracanthus decheni by Woodward (1889).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Orthacanthus decheni Goldfuss
1861Xenacanthus decheni Geinitz p. 23 figs. Pl 23, fig 4
1889Pleuracanthus decheni Woodward p. 3

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

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