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Desmiodus

Chondrichthyes -

Taxonomy
Desmiodus was named by St. John and Worthen (1875) [Sepkoski's age data: C Vise-u Sepkoski's reference number: 451]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Orodontidae by Jordan (1963); to Desmiodontida by Zangerl (1981) and Sepkoski (2002); and to Euchondrocephali by Ginter et al. (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1875Desmiodus St. John and Worthen
1963Desmiodus Jordan p. 595
1981Desmiodus Zangerl p. 63
2002Desmiodus Sepkoski, Jr.
2010Desmiodus Ginter et al. p. 151

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
RankNameAuthor
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
classChondrichthyes
subclassHolocephali(Bonaparte 1832)
genusDesmiodusSt. John and Worthen 1875

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