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Centropterus

Chondrichthyes - Squaliformes

Taxonomy
Centropterus was named by Costa (1856) [Sepkoski's age data: K Apti Sepkoski's reference number: 884]. Its type is Centropterus lividus.

It was assigned to Squaliformes by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1856Centropterus Costa
2002Centropterus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
RankNameAuthor
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Selachii
superorderSqualimorphi
orderSqualiformes
genusCentropterusCosta 1856

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