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Cretolamna

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Cretoxyrhinidae

Taxonomy
Cretolamna was named by Glikman (1958) [Sepkoski's age data: K Albi T Eo-u Sepkoski's reference number: 884].

It was assigned to Cretoxyrhinidae by Herman (1975), Case (1979), Case and Schwimmer (1988), Siverson (1997) and Case et al. (2001); and to Lamniformes by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1958Cretolamna Glikman
1975Cretolamna Herman p. 166
1979Cretolamna Case p. 83
1988Cretolamna Case and Schwimmer p. 295
1997Cretolamna Siverson p. 460
2001Cretolamna Case et al. p. 118
2002Cretolamna Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Selachii
superorderGaleomorphi
orderLamniformesBerg 1958
familyCretoxyrhinidaeGl├╝ckman 1958
genusCretolamnaGlikman 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