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Isurus praecursor americana

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Lamnidae

Taxonomy
Oxyrhina praecursor americana was named by Leriche (1942). It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Isurus praecursor americana by White (1956); it was recombined as Isurus praecursor americanus by Thurmond and Jones (1981).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1942Oxyrhina praecursor americana Leriche p. 45 figs. Plate III, Figs. 6-13
1956Isurus praecursor americana White p. 125
1981Isurus praecursor americanus Thurmond and Jones p. 55

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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
genusIsurus
speciespraecursor
subspeciesamericana()

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
Collections
No collection or age range data are available