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Apocopodon

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae

Taxonomy
Apocopodon was named by Cope (1885) [Sepkoski's age data: T Than Sepkoski's reference number: 2,884]. Its type is Apocopodon sericeus.

It was assigned to Myliobatidae by Cope (1885), Cope (1886), Woodward (1889) and Cappetta (1987); and to Myliobatiformes by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1885Apocopodon Cope p. 2
1886Apocopodon Cope p. 2
1889Apocopodon Woodward p. 132
1987Apocopodon Cappetta p. 171
2002Apocopodon Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Batoidea
orderMyliobatiformesCompagno 1973
familyMyliobatidaeBonaparte 1838
genusApocopodon

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