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Orthopleurodus

Chondrichthyes - Cochliodontiformes - Cochliodontidae

Taxonomy
Orthopleurodus was named by St John and Worthen (1880).

It was assigned to Cochliodontidae by Hay (1902) and Jordan (1963).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1880Orthopleurodus St John and Worthen p. 405
1902Orthopleurodus Hay p. 289
1963Orthopleurodus Jordan p. 594

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
classChondrichthyes
subclassHolocephali(Bonaparte 1832)
superorderHolocephalomorphaLund 1986
orderCochliodontiformesObruchev 1953
familyCochliodontidaeOwen 1867
genusOrthopleurodusSt John and Worthen 1880

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