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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1977Neoselachii Compagno
1983Neoselachii Duffin and Ward p. 839
1983Neoselachii Thies p. 10
1992Neoselachii Cappetta p. 640
1992Neoselachii Long p. 14
1996Neoselachii Dica et al. p. 118
2000Neoselachii Gottfried and Fordyce p. 731
2001Neoselachii Gottfried and Fordyce
2002Neoselachii Delsate et al. p. 12
2005Neoselachii Kriwet
2006Neoselachii Chandler et al. p. 2
2007Neoselachii Kriwet et al.
2008Neoselachii Adnet et al. p. 713
2008Neoselachii Kriwet p. 236
2009Neoselachii Cicimurri and Knight p. 629
2009Neoselachii Kriwet et al. p. 320
2010Neoselachii Ginter et al. p. 101
2011Neoselachii Long p. 242
2014Neoselachii Shimada et al.
2017Neoselachii Engelbrecht et al. p. 2

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phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977

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.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marinesubp
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: nektonicc
Diet: carnivorec
Created: 2004-08-17 13:49:23
Modified: 2009-12-13 03:31:01
Source: c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Wagner 2017, Carroll 1988

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Asbian to the top of the Holocene or 339.40000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 330.9 Ma

Collections (2216 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Mississippian358.9 - 323.2United Kingdom Cosmacanthus marginalis, Cosmacanthus carinatus, Nemacanthus priscus, Lispacanthus retrogradus (137333)
Visean346.7 - 330.9Russian Federation (Komi) Cooleyella sp. (133366)
Asbian - Brigantian339.4 - 326.4United Kingdom (Wales) Anachronistes fordi (90279)
Asbian - Brigantian339.4 - 326.4United Kingdom (England) Anachronistes fordi (90278)
Pennsylvanian323.2 - 298.9United Kingdom Centrodus striatulus (132777)
Moscovian315.2 - 307.0Russian Federation Cooleyella sp. (133285)
Desmoinesian313.8 - 305.9USA (Oklahoma) Selachii indet. (91530)
Kasimovian307.0 - 303.7USA (Missouri) Cooleyella peculiaris (132620) Cooleyella quadrilobata, Cooleyella cuspidata, Moreyella trilobata, Cooperella sp. (132633) Cooleyella spatulata, Cooperella striatula, Cooperella selluliformis, Cooperella subsulcata, Cooperella eroda, Cooperella rectistriata, Cooperella typicalis, Moreyella aviculiformis (132626) Fortscottella gemmicula (132613) Kirkella typicalis, Kirkella indentata (132631) Moreyella typicalis (132634)
Gzhelian303.7 - 298.9USA (Kansas) Cooleyella quinqueloba, Cooleyella simplex, Cooperella striata, Hammondella globosa, Hammondella crassa, Kirkella elliptica (132617)
Gzhelian - Asselian303.7 - 295.5Russian Federation (Komi) Neoselachii indet. (133374)
Virgilian303.4 - 298.9USA (Nebraska) Cooleyella sp., Moreyella sp. (94391)
Asselian298.9 - 295.5Russian Federation (Orenburg) Cooleyella sp. A (90291)
Sakmarian295.5 - 290.1Russian Federation (Chelyabinsk) Synechodus antiquus (90288)
Sakmarian295.5 - 290.1Russian Federation (Bashkortostan) Cooleyella fordi (90297) Neoselachii indet., Cooleyella fordi (90296)
Artinskian290.1 - 279.3Russian Federation Cooleyella amazonensis (184256)
Artinskian290.1 - 279.3USA (Nevada) Anachronistes sp. (90280)
Artinskian290.1 - 279.3Russian Federation (Bashkortostan) Cooleyella fordi (90290) Synechodus antiquus (90289)
Roadian272.3 - 268.8USA (Texas) Cooleyella sp. nov., Cooleyella amazonensis (132079)
Roadian272.3 - 268.8Russian Federation Cooleyella amazonensis (117434)
Wordian268.8 - 265.1Oman Cooleyella fordi (140666) Cooleyella fordi, Neoselachii indet. (140657) Nemacanthus sp. (140660)