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Lethenteron

Petromyzontida - Petromyzontiformes - Petromyzontidae

Taxonomy
Lethenteron was named by Creaser and Hubbs (1922). It is extant.

It was assigned to Petromyzonidae by Jordan (1963).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1922Lethenteron Creaser and Hubbs
1963Lethenteron Jordan p. 583

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
RankNameAuthor
subphylumVertebrata
classPetromyzontida
orderPetromyzontiformesBerg 1940
familyPetromyzontidae
genusLethenteronCreaser and Hubbs 1922

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