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Plethodidae

Actinopteri - Tselfatiiformes - Plethodidae

Taxonomy
Plethodidae was named by Loomis (1900).

It was assigned to Tselfatiiformes by Shimada et al. (2006) and Cumbaa et al. (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1900Plethodidae Loomis
2006Plethodidae Cumbaa et al. p. 149
2006Plethodidae Shimada et al. p. 25

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
RankNameAuthor
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleosteomorpha
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
orderTselfatiiformesNelson 1994
familyPlethodidaeLoomis 1900
familyPlethodidaeLoomis 1900

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 21:48:32
Modified: 2009-07-20 23:48:32
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Cenomanian to the top of the Early/Lower Paleocene or 99.60000 to 61.70000 Ma

Collections (9 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5USA (Colorado) Plethodidae indet. (132505)
Middle Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Canada (Saskatchewan) Plethodidae indet. (22731)
Santonian86.3 - 83.6USA (Alabama) Bananogmius crieleyi, Bananogmius zitteli (81928)
Santonian86.3 - 83.6USA (Kansas) Bananogmius evolutus (94652)
Late/Upper Santonian - Early/Lower Campanian85.8 - 70.6USA (Alabama) Bananogmius sp. (81934)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (South Dakota) Bananogmius sp. (194130) Teleostei indet. (39388)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian - Early/Lower Paleocene70.6 - 61.7USA (New Jersey) Bananogmius sp. (26819)
Danian66.0 - 61.6USA (Illinois) Bananogmius crieleyi (70129)