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Orthacanthus

Chondrichthyes - Xenacanthiformes - Diplodoselachidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1843Orthacanthus Agassiz p. 13
1843Diplodus Agassiz p. 204
1867Dittodus Owen
1883Didymodus Cope p. 108
1884Didymodus Cope p. 527
1963Didymodus Jordan p. 592
1963Diplodus Jordan p. 592
1963Dittodus Jordan p. 592
1963Orthacanthus Jordan p. 592
1981Orthacanthus Zangerl p. 65
1987Orthacanthus Cappetta p. 27
1989Orthacanthus Heyler and Poplin
1998Orthacanthus Heidtke p. 137
2009Orthacanthus Johnson and Thayer p. 650
2010Orthacanthus Ginter et al. p. 47

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassXenacanthimorpha
orderXenacanthiformesBerg 1955
familyDiplodoselachidaeDick 1981
genusOrthacanthus

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