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Plinthicus

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae

Taxonomy
Plinthicus was named by Cope (1869) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-l T Mi-m Sepkoski's reference number: 884]. Its type is Plinthicus stenodon.

It was assigned to Myliobatidae by Cope (1869), Hay (1902) and Leriche (1942); to Rhinopteridae by Purdy et al. (2001); to Myliobatiformes by Sepkoski (2002); to Rhinopterinae by Cicimurri and Knight (2009); and to Mobulidae by Cappetta (1987) and Kent (2018).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1869Plinthicus Cope p. 316
1902Plinthicus Hay p. 321
1942Plinthicus Leriche p. 62
1987Plinthicus Cappetta p. 177
2001Plinthicus Purdy et al. p. 95
2002Plinthicus Sepkoski, Jr.
2009Plinthicus Cicimurri and Knight p. 641
2018Plinthicus Kent p. 133

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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
genusPlinthicus

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