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Bdellodus

Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Hybodontidae

Taxonomy
Bdellodus was named by Quenstedt (1882) [Sepkoski's age data: J l Sepkoski's reference number: 884].

It was assigned to Cestraciontidae by Woodward (1889); to Heterodontidae by Jordan (1963); to Hybodontidae by Maisey (1987); and to Ctenacanthida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1882Bdellodus Quenstedt p. 132
1889Bdellodus Woodward p. 321
1963Bdellodus Jordan p. 596
1987Bdellodus Maisey p. 27
2002Bdellodus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
Hybodontida
orderHybodontiformes(Patterson 1966)
superfamilyHybodontoidea
familyHybodontidae()
genusBdellodus

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