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Tectospondyli

Chondrichthyes -

Taxonomy
Tectospondyli was named as a suborder.

It was synonymized subjectively with Rajae by Hay (1902); it was reranked as the order Tectospondyli by Jordan (1963).

It was assigned to Selachii by Woodward (1889), Case (1904) and Eastman (1904); and to Elasmobranchii by Jordan (1963).

Subtaxa
Sister taxa
Squaloidei

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1889Tectospondyli Woodward p. 30
1904Tectospondyli Case p. 74
1904Tectospondyli Eastman p. 71
1963Tectospondyli Jordan p. 601

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Selachii
suborderTectospondyli
suborderTectospondyli

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