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Petalodontidae

Chondrichthyes - Petalodontiformes - Petalodontidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1866Petalodontidae Newberry and Worthen
1902Petalodontidae Hay p. 275
1981Petalodontidae Thurmond and Jones p. 78
1989Petalodontidae Lund p. 351
2004Petalodontidae Goto and Okura p. 219
2006Petalodontidae Nelson p. 43
2010Petalodontidae Ginter et al. p. 140

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
RankNameAuthor
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
subclassHolocephali(Bonaparte 1832)
orderPetalodontiformes()
familyPetalodontidaeNewberry and Worthen 1866
familyPetalodontidaeNewberry and Worthen 1866

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 07:09:25
Modified: 2009-07-21 09:09:25
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Wagner 2017, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Chadian to the top of the Early/Lower Albian or 345.30000 to 109.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 345.0 Ma

Collections (63 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Mississippian358.9 - 323.2USA (Alabama) Petalodus sp. (84103)
Mississippian358.9 - 323.2United Kingdom Petalodus acuminatus (132782) Petalodus aliformis, Petalodus acuminatus (132729) Petalodus flabellula (137332) Petalodus rectus, Chomatodus linearis, Chomatodus denticulatus, Chomatodus truncatus, Chomatodus oliquus, Glossodus marginatus, Petalodus hastingsii, Petalodus sagittatus, Polyrhizodus magnus, Polyrhizodus pusillus (132781) Petalodus rectus, Petalodus acuminatus, Petalodus hastingsii (132783) Polyrhizodus magnus, Petalodus davisii, Polyrhizodus colei, Polyrhizodus elongatus, Polyrhizodus attenuatus, Glossodus lingusbovis (137333)
Carboniferous358.9 - 298.9USA (West Virginia) Petalodus sp. (124708)
Osagean353.8 - 342.8USA (Iowa) Chomatodus inconstans (133094)
Chadian345.3 - 345.0USA (Indiana) Chomatodus sp. (2455)
Chadian - Arundian345.3 - 342.8USA (Indiana) Chomatodus sp. (558)
Arundian345.0 - 342.8United Kingdom (Scotland) Antliodus scoticus (90682)
Arnsbergian326.4 - 318.1USA (Montana) Polyrhizodus digitatus (116655)
Bashkirian323.2 - 315.2United Kingdom (England) Petalodus sp. (132670)
Pennsylvanian323.2 - 298.9United Kingdom Petalodus acuminatus (137321 137322 137324 137326 137327 137329)
Pennsylvanian323.2 - 298.9USA (Iowa) Petalodus allegheniensis (74898)
Westphalian A - Westphalian B318.1 - 314.6USA (Arizona) Petalodontidae indet. (92271)
Moscovian315.2 - 307.0Greenland Petalodus sp. (90247)
Moscovian315.2 - 307.0USA (Arizona) Petalodus ohioensis (90772)
Moscovian315.2 - 307.0Japan Petalodus allegheniensis (90282)
Moscovian315.2 - 307.0USA (Texas) Petalodus sp. (132077)
Moscovian315.2 - 307.0USA (New Mexico) Petalodontidae indet. (149385 149386 149387) Petalodus acuminatus (149388)
Moscovian315.2 - 307.0Russian Federation Petalodus concavus (137350)
Kashirian - Myachkovian313.8 - 306.95USA (New mexico) Petalodus sp. (46548)
Kasimovian307.0 - 303.7USA (Nebraska) Chomatodus arcuatus (132974) Petalodus alleghaniensis (132967 132978) Petalodus destructor, Chomatodus arcuatus (132676)
Kasimovian307.0 - 303.7USA (New Mexico) Petalodus ohioensis (130312) Petalodus sp. (149383)
Kasimovian307.0 - 303.7USA (Kansas) Petalodus ohioensis (132333)
Missourian305.9 - 303.4USA (Pennsylvania) Petalodus ohioensis (184103 184105)
Missourian305.9 - 303.4USA (Ohio) Petalodus ohioensis (159903 159904)
Gzhelian303.7 - 298.9Italy (Udine) Petalodus ohioensis (131452)
Gzhelian303.7 - 298.9USA (Oklahoma) Petalodus sp. D (132338)
Gzhelian303.7 - 298.9Slovenia Petalodontidae indet. (131613) Petalodus ohioensis (131612)
Gzhelian303.7 - 298.9USA (Kansas) Petalodus jewetti (132334) Petalodus sp. B, Petalodontidae indet. (132336)
Noginian301.2 - 300.2USA (Kansas) Petalodus ohioensis (11789)
Asselian298.9 - 295.5USA (Kansas) Chomatodus sp., Petalodus allegheniensis (132372) Petalodus sp. A (132335) Petalodus sp., Chomatodus arcuatus (132374)
Asselian298.9 - 295.5Japan Petalodus acuminatus (90285)
Sakmarian295.5 - 290.1USA (New Mexico) Petalodus sp. (149384)
Artinskian290.1 - 279.3Brazil Itapyrodus punctatus (51070)
Artinskian290.1 - 279.3USA (Kansas) Petalodus sp. C (132337)
Roadian272.3 - 268.8Japan Neopetalodus sp. (90286 133499) Petalodus sp. (90233)
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17Iran Petalodontidae indet. (63727)
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17Japan Neopetalodus sp. (133503)
Early/Lower Albian112.03 - 109.0Italy (Campania) Glossodus heckelii (112631)