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Pristiophoriformes (saw shark)

Chondrichthyes - Pristiophoriformes

Taxonomy
Pristiophoriformes was named by Berg (1958). It is extant.

It was corrected as Pristiophoriphormes by Cappetta (1987).

It was assigned to Squalomorphii by Cappetta (1987) and Long (1992); to Chondrichthyes by Purdy et al. (2001) and Sepkoski (2002); and to Neoselachii by Underwood (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1958Pristiophoriformes Berg
1987Pristiophoriphormes Cappetta
1992Pristiophoriformes Long p. 20
2001Pristiophoriformes Purdy et al. p. 88
2002Pristiophoriformes Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Pristiophoriformes Underwood p. 234

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
orderPristiophoriformesBerg 1958
orderPristiophoriformesBerg 1958

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