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Chirocentridae

Actinopteri - Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1846Chirocentridae Cuvier and Valenciennes
1901Chirocentridae Woodward p. 86
1902Chirocentridae Hay p. 383
1963Chirocentridae Jordan p. 619
1982Chirocentridae Grande p. 22
1988Chirocentridae Case and Schwimmer p. 300
2013Chirocentridae Betancur-R. et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
RankNameAuthor
Teleosteomorpha
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
Osteoglossocephalai
ClupeocephalaPatterson and Rosen 1977
Otomorpha
Clupei
orderClupeiformesBleeker 1859
familyClupeoidei(Bleeker 1859)
familyChirocentridaeCuvier and Valenciennes 1846
familyChirocentridaeCuvier and Valenciennes 1846

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: 2009-07-20 21:03:52
Modified: 2009-07-20 23:03:52
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Coniacian to the top of the Ypresian or 89.80000 to 47.80000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 83.6 Ma

Collections (5 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Coniacian - Santonian89.8 - 83.6Tajikistan (Asht) Portheus sp. (53132)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1USA (Wyoming) Portheus sp. (105717)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1USA (North Carolina) Portheus sp. (123474)
Thanetian59.2 - 56.0Turkmenistan Platinx cognitus (186444)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8Italy Platinx macropterus (94830)