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Zygaena

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Sphyrnidae

Taxonomy
Zygaena was named by Cuvier (1816).

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

It was assigned to Sphyrnidae by Jordan (1963).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1816Zygaena Cuvier
1963Zygaena Jordan p. 601

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Selachii
superorderGaleomorphi
orderCarchariniformes(Compagno 1973)
familySphyrnidaeGill 1872
genusZygaenaCuvier 1816

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marinesubp
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: nektonico
Diet: carnivoreo
Created: 2009-07-21 06:53:24
Modified: 2009-07-21 08:53:24
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Wagner 2020, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Burdigalian or 20.44000 to 15.97000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97USA (New Jersey) Z. prisca (18587)