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Dentex

Actinopteri - Spariformes - Sparidae

Taxonomy
Dentex was named by Cuvier (1815) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 560]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Otolithus (Dentex) by Basoli (1906).

It was assigned to Sparoidei by Agassiz (1835); to Otolithus by Basoli (1906); to Sparidae by Nolf and Steurbaut (1983); to Perciformes by Sepkoski (2002); and to Sparidae by Casier (1966), Vicens and Rodríguez-Perea (2003), Schwarzhans (2007) and Bannikov (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1815Dentex Cuvier
1835Dentex Agassiz p. 39ff
1906Otolithus (Dentex) Basoli
1966Dentex Casier p. 445
1983Dentex Nolf and Steurbaut p. 184
2002Dentex Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Dentex Vicens and Rodríguez-Perea p. 127
2007Dentex Schwarzhans p. 347
2014Dentex Bannikov p. 28

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleosteomorpha
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
RankNameAuthor
Osteoglossocephalai
ClupeocephalaPatterson and Rosen 1977
Euteleosteomorpha
NeoteleosteiRosen 1973
Eurypterygia(Rosen 1973)
Ctenosquamata
Acanthomorphata(Rosen 1973)
Euacanthomorphacea
Percomorphaceae
Percomorpharia
orderSpariformes
familySparidae(Cuvier 1817)
genusDentexCuvier 1815

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