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Chondrichthyes - Edaphodontidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1846Edaphodontidae Owen
1873Edaphodontidae Leidy p. 350
1970Edaphodontidae Applegate p. 389
1981Edaphodontidae Thurmond and Jones p. 77
1993Edaphodontidae Cvancara and Hoganson p. 12

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phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subclassHolocephali(Bonaparte 1832)
familyEdaphodontidaeOwen 1846
familyEdaphodontidaeOwen 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.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marinesubp
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: nektobenthico
Diet: carnivoreo
Created: 2009-07-21 06:36:22
Modified: 2009-07-21 08:36:22
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Wagner 2017, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Middle Cenomanian to the top of the Lutetian or 99.60000 to 41.30000 Ma

Collections (13 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Albian - Cenomanian105.3 - 93.9Russian Federation (Belgorod) Edaphodontidae indet. (32314)
Middle Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Russian Federation (Volgograd) Elasmodus sinzovi (92399)
Late/Upper Santonian - Early/Lower Campanian85.8 - 70.6USA (Mississippi) Eumylodus laqueatus (98972)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1USA (Montana) Elasmodus greenoughi (69150)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6Canada (Alberta) Elasmodus sp. (181024)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Canada (Alberta) Elasmodus greenoughii (22640)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Russian Federation (Saratov) Elasmodus sp. (157353)
Lancian70.6 - 66.0USA (North Dakota) Elasmodus sp. (53234)
Danian66.0 - 61.6USA (New Jersey) Elasmodus sp. (198624)
Late/Upper Paleocene58.7 - 55.8USA (Maryland) Elasmodus hunteri (84046)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8United Kingdom (England) Elasmodus hunteri (13299 185935)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3United Kingdom (England) Elasmodus kempi (41989)