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Heteroscymnus

Chondrichthyes - Squaliformes - Somniosidae

Taxonomy
Heteroscymnus was named by Tanaka (1912).

It was assigned to Somniosidae by Jordan (1963).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1912Heteroscymnus Tanaka p. 546
1963Heteroscymnus Jordan p. 602

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
superorderSelachimorphaNelson 1984
orderSqualiformes
familySomniosidaeJordan 1888
genusHeteroscymnusTanaka 1912

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