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Plagiostomi

Chondrichthyes - Plagiostomi

Taxonomy
Plagiostomi was named by Cuvier.

It was reranked as the order Plagiostomi by Leidy (1873) and Gadow (1898); it was reranked as the subclass Plagiostomata by Hay (1902); it was reranked as the class Plagiostomi by Gunnell (1933).

It was assigned to Elasmobranchii by Gadow (1898); to Elasmobranchii by Leidy (1873) and Hay (1902); and to Vertebrata by Gunnell (1933).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1873Plagiostomi Leidy p. 351
1898Plagiostomi Gadow p. 5
1902Plagiostomata Hay p. 263
1933Plagiostomi Gunnell

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
RankNameAuthor
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
orderPlagiostomi(Cuvier)
orderPlagiostomi(Cuvier)

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