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Hypotodus grandis

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Odontaspididae

Taxonomy
Hypotodus grandis was named by Case (1978). Its type specimen is MTA 12, a tooth, and it is not a trace fossil.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1978Hypotodus grandis Case p. 189 figs. 11; Pl. 3:8a-c, 4:1, 2a-b

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
RankNameAuthor
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Selachii
superorderGaleomorphi
orderLamniformesBerg 1958
familyOdontaspididaeMüller and Henle 1839
genusHypotodusJaekel 1895
speciesgrandis

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 07:05:21
Modified: 2009-07-21 09:05:21
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Wagner 2020, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Campanian to the top of the Campanian or 83.50000 to 72.10000 Ma

Collections (16 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Campanian83.6 - 72.1USA (Montana) Hypotodus grandis (69150 69153 69161)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Wyoming) Hypotodus grandis (70253 70268 70269 70451 70453 70454 70455 70488 70489 70499 70500 70501)
Middle Campanian - Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Montana) Hypotodus grandis (177498)