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Deania

Chondrichthyes - Squaliformes - Centrophoridae

Taxonomy
Deania was named by Jordan and Snyder (1902) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 884]. 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
1902Deania Jordan and Snyder
1963Deania Jordan p. 601
1992Deania Long p. 18
2002Deania Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Deania 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
genusDeaniaJordan and Snyder 1902

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