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Etmopterus spinax

Chondrichthyes - Squaliformes - Etmopteridae

Taxonomy
Squalus spinax was named by Linnaeus (1758). It is extant. It is the type species of Etmopterus.

It was recombined as Etmopterus spinax by Underwood and Schlogl (2013).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Squalus spinax Linnaeus
1810Etmopterus aculeatus Rafinesque
2013Etmopterus spinax Underwood and Schlogl p. 496

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
superorderSelachimorphaNelson 1984
orderSqualiformes
familyEtmopteridaeFowler 1941
genusEtmopterusRafinesque 1810
speciesspinax(Linnaeus 1758)

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