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Squalus occidentalis

Chondrichthyes - Squaliformes - Squalidae

Taxonomy
Scymnus occidentalis was named by Agassiz (1856) [year is a guess].

It was recombined as Scymnorhinus occidentalis by Agassiz (1844), Hay (1902) and Jordan and Gilbert (1919); it was recombined as Dalatias occidentalis by Jordan (1907); it was recombined as Squalus occidentalis by Bigelow (1994).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1844Scymnorhinus occidentalis Agassiz
1856Scymnus occidentalis Agassiz p. 314 figs. Pl. 1, figs. 9-13
1902Scymnorhinus occidentalis Hay p. 314
1907Dalatias occidentalis Jordan p. 118
1919Scymnorhinus occidentalis Jordan and Gilbert p. 62
1994Squalus occidentalis Bigelow p. 680

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
superorderSelachimorphaNelson 1984
orderSqualiformes
familySqualidaeBonaparte 1834
genusSqualus
speciesoccidentalis(Agassiz 1856)

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