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Echinodus

Chondrichthyes - Heterodontiformes - Heterodontidae

Taxonomy
Echinodus was named by Davis (1884) [Sepkoski's age data: C Pn Sepkoski's reference number: 746]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Heterodontidae by Jordan (1963); and to Ctenacanthida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1884Echinodus Davis
1963Echinodus Jordan p. 596
2002Echinodus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Selachii
superorderGaleomorphi
orderHeterodontiformesBerg 1940
familyHeterodontidaeGray 1851
genusEchinodusDavis 1884

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