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Centrophorus

Chondrichthyes - Squaliformes - Centrophoridae

Taxonomy
Centrophorus was named by Müller and Henle (1837) [Sepkoski's age data: ]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Squalidae by Jordan (1963) and Long (1992); to Squaliformes by Sepkoski (2002); and to Centrophoridae by Adnet et al. (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1837Centrophorus Müller and Henle
1963Centrophorus Jordan p. 601
1992Centrophorus Long p. 17
2002Centrophorus Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Centrophorus Adnet et al. p. 717

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
superorderSelachimorphaNelson 1984
orderSqualiformes
familyCentrophoridaeBleeker 1859
genusCentrophorusMüller and Henle 1837

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