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Lamna mediavia

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Lamnidae

Taxonomy
Lamna mediavia was named by Leriche (1942). It is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Prarie Creek, which is in a Paleocene marine horizon in Alabama.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1940Lamna mediavia Leriche p. 590
1942Lamna mediavia Leriche p. 14 figs. Plate I, Fig. 12-19
1981Lamna mediavia Thurmond and Jones p. 53

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
RankNameAuthor
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Selachii
superorderGaleomorphi
orderLamniformesBerg 1958
familyLamnidaeMüller and Henle 1838
genusLamnaCuvier 1816
speciesmediavia

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 2017, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Cretaceous to the top of the Paleocene or 145.00000 to 56.00000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Cretaceous145.0 - 66.0USA (North Dakota) Lamna mediavia (84018)
Paleocene66.0 - 56.0USA (Alabama) Lamna mediavia (type locality: 84011)