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Scymnorhinus

Chondrichthyes - Squaliformes - Scymnorhinidae

Taxonomy
Scymnorhinus was named by Bonaparte (1846) [Sepkoski's age data: T Pale R Sepkoski's reference number: 884]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Scymnorhinidae by Jordan and Gilbert (1919), Jordan and Gilbert (1919) and Jordan (1963); and to Squaliformes by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1846Scymnorhinus Bonaparte
1919Scymnorhinus Jordan and Gilbert p. 23
1963Scymnorhinus Jordan p. 602
2002Scymnorhinus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
RankNameAuthor
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Selachii
superorderSqualimorphi
orderSqualiformes
familyScymnorhinidae
genusScymnorhinusBonaparte 1846

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