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Helicampodus

Chondrichthyes - Eugeneodontiformes - Edestidae

Taxonomy
Helicampodus was named by Branson (1935) [Sepkoski's age data: P Guad-u Tr Indu].

It was assigned to Helicoprionidae by Obruchev (1965); to Eugeneodontida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Edestidae by Zangerl (1981) and Ginter et al. (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1935Helicampodus Branson
1965Helicampodus Obruchev p. 266
1981Helicampodus Zangerl p. 88
2002Helicampodus Sepkoski, Jr.
2010Helicampodus Ginter et al. p. 132

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassHolocephali(Bonaparte 1832)
orderEugeneodontiformes()
superfamilyEdestoideaHay 1930
familyEdestidaeJaekel 1899
genusHelicampodus

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