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Carcharias cuspidatus

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Odontaspididae

Taxonomy
Lamna cuspidata was named by Agassiz (1843).

It was recombined as Odontaspis cuspidata by Woodward (1889), Eastman (1901), Chapman and Pritchard (1904), Eastman (1904), Chapman and Cudmore (1924), Leriche (1942), Ciobanu (1977) and Case (1981); it was recombined as Carcharias (Odontaspis) cuspidata by Zbyszewski and Moitinho D'Almeida (1950); it was recombined as Odontaspis (Synodontaspis) cuspidata by Schultz (1968); it was recombined as Synodontaspis cuspidata by Cappetta (1987); it was recombined as Carcharias cuspidata by Purdy (1998), Purdy et al. (2001), Antunes and Balbino (2003) and Marsili et al. (2007); it was recombined as Araloselachus cuspidata by Szabo et al. (2017); it was recombined as Carcharias cuspidatus by Nagao (1928), Cicimurri and Knight (2009) and Kent (2018).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1843Lamna cuspidata Agassiz p. 290 figs. Figs. 43-50
1889Odontaspis cuspidata Woodward p. 368
1901Odontaspis cuspidata Eastman p. 105 figs. Figs. 1a, 1b, 6a, 6b
1902Lamna cuspidata Hay p. 302
1904Odontaspis cuspidata Chapman and Pritchard p. 276
1904Odontaspis cuspidata Eastman p. 78
1924Odontaspis cuspidata Chapman and Cudmore p. 125
1928Carcharias cuspidatus Nagao p. 125
1942Odontaspis cuspidata Leriche p. 28
1950Carcharias (Odontaspis) cuspidata Zbyszewski and Moitinho D'Almeida p. 316 figs. Plate 1, Figs 6, 7
1968Odontaspis (Synodontaspis) cuspidata Schultz p. 76 figs. Plate 1, Figs 13, 14, 19-21
1977Odontaspis cuspidata Ciobanu p. 43
1981Odontaspis cuspidata Case p. 60
1987Synodontaspis cuspidata Cappetta p. 90
1998Carcharias cuspidata Purdy p. 133 figs. Plate 1, Figure 1
2001Carcharias cuspidata Purdy et al. p. 102
2003Carcharias cuspidata Antunes and Balbino p. 142
2007Carcharias cuspidata Marsili et al. p. 34
2009Carcharias cuspidatus Cicimurri and Knight p. 631
2017Araloselachus cuspidata Szabo et al.
2018Carcharias cuspidatus Kent p. 63

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
RankNameAuthor
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Selachii
superorderGaleomorphi
orderLamniformesBerg 1958
familyOdontaspididaeMüller and Henle 1839
genusCarchariasRafinesque 1810
speciescuspidatus()

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