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Cretomanta canadensis

Chondrichthyes -

Taxonomy
Cretomanta canadensis was named by Case et al. (1990). It is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Carrot River, section 10, which is in a Turonian/Santonian marine shale in the Niobrara Formation of Canada. It is the type species of Cretomanta.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1990Cretomanta canadensis Case et al.
2006Cretomanta canadensis Cumbaa et al. p. 147

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
genusCretomantaCase et al. 1990
speciescanadensisCase et al. 1990

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 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 2020, Carroll 1988

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Cenomanian to the top of the Early/Lower Santonian or 99.60000 to 83.50000 Ma

Collections (4 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5USA (Colorado) Cretomanta canadensis (132505)
Middle Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Canada (Saskatchewan) Cretomanta canadensis (22731)
Middle Cenomanian - Late/Upper Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5USA (Colorado) Cretomanta canadensis (35429)
Late/Upper Turonian - Early/Lower Santonian93.5 - 83.5Canada (Saskatchewan) Cretomanta canadensis (type locality: 23369)