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Arctacanthus

Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes

Taxonomy
Arctacanthus was named by Nielsen (1932) [Sepkoski's age data: P Guad-u Sepkoski's reference number: 2]. Its type is Arctacanthus uncinatus.

It was assigned to Ctenacanthoidea by Zangerl (1981); to Ctenacanthida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Hybodontoidea by Yamagishi (2004).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1932Arctacanthus Nielsen p. 53
1933Dolophonodus Branson p. 175
1981Arctacanthus Zangerl p. 61
2002Arctacanthus Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Arctacanthus Yamagishi p. 567

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
Hybodontida
orderHybodontiformes(Patterson 1966)
superfamilyHybodontoidea
genusArctacanthus

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