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Sphenacanthus

Chondrichthyes - Sphenacanthidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1837Sphenacanthus Agassiz p. 23
1889Sphenacanthus Woodward p. 241
1963Sphenacanthus Jordan p. 595
1999Sphenacanthus Ivanov p. 278
2002Sphenacanthus Sepkoski, Jr.
2012Sphenacanthus Pauliv et al. p. 244
2013Sphenacanthus Ivanov et al. p. 154
2017Sphenacanthus Ivanov p. 724

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
RankNameAuthor
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
familySphenacanthidaeMaisey 1982
genusSphenacanthus

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