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Monocladodus

Chondrichthyes - Cladoselachiformes - Cladoselachidae

Taxonomy
Monocladodus was named by Claypole (1893) [Sepkoski's age data: D Fame Sepkoski's reference number: 451]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Cladodontidae by Jordan (1963); to Cladoselachida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Cladoselachidae by Zangerl (1981) and Ginter et al. (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1893Monocladodus Claypole p. 329
1963Monocladodus Jordan p. 592
1981Monocladodus Zangerl p. 68
2002Monocladodus Sepkoski, Jr.
2010Monocladodus Ginter et al. p. 59

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassCladoselachimorpha
orderCladoselachiformes
familyCladoselachidaeDean 1894
genusMonocladodusClaypole 1893

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