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Cetorhinus maximus

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Cetorhinidae

Taxonomy
Squalus maximus was named by Gunner (1765). It is extant. It is the type species of Cetorhinus.

It was recombined as Cetorhinus maximus by Welton (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1765Squalus maximus Gunner
2013Cetorhinus maximus Welton p. 5

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
RankNameAuthor
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Selachii
superorderGaleomorphi
orderLamniformesBerg 1958
familyCetorhinidaeGill 1862
genusCetorhinusde Blainville 1816
speciesmaximus(Gunner 1765)

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