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Almascyllium

Chondrichthyes - Orectolobiformes

Taxonomy
Almascyllium was named by Cappetta (1980) [Sepkoski's age data: K Sant-u Sepkoski's reference number: 525,884]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Orectolobiformes by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1980Almascyllium Cappetta
2002Almascyllium Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
RankNameAuthor
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Selachii
superorderGaleomorphi
orderOrectolobiformesApplegate 1972
genusAlmascylliumCappetta 1980

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