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Cestraciontidae (bullhead shark)

Chondrichthyes - Cestraciontidae

Taxonomy
Cestraciontidae was named by Bonaparte (1838). It is extant.

It was synonymized subjectively with Heterodontidae by Hay (1902).

It was assigned to Selachii by Woodward (1889) and Woodward (1916); to Plagiostomi by Weiler (1938); and to Elasmobranchii by Leriche (1942) and Sahni and Chhabra (1976).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1838Cestraciontidae Bonaparte
1889Cestraciontidae Woodward p. 229
1916Cestraciontidae Woodward p. 3
1938Cestracionidae Weiler p. 9
1942Cestraciontidae Leriche p. 27
1976Cestraciontidae Sahni and Chhabra p. 220

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

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