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Orestiacanthus

Chondrichthyes - Symmoriiformes - Symmoriidae

Taxonomy
Orestiacanthus is a genus. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Symmoriida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Symmoriidae by Ginter et al. (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Orestiacanthus Sepkoski, Jr.
2010Orestiacanthus Ginter et al. p. 64

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
superorderCladodontomorphi
orderSymmoriiformes()
familySymmoriidaeDean 1909
genusOrestiacanthus

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