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Palelops

Actinopteri - Elopiformes - Elopidae

Taxonomy
Palelops was named by Applegate (1970). Its type is Palelops eutawensis.

It was assigned to Elopidae by Thurmond and Jones (1981).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1970Palelops Applegate p. 405 figs. FIg. 188
1981Palelops Thurmond and Jones p. 89

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
RankNameAuthor
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleosteomorpha
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
Elopocephalai
Elopocephala
Elopomorpha()
orderElopiformesSauvage 1875
familyElopidaeBonaparte 1846
genusPalelops

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 21:12:52
Modified: 2009-07-20 23:12:52
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Santonian to the top of the Early/Lower Campanian or 85.80000 to 70.60000 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Santonian - Early/Lower Campanian85.8 - 70.6USA (Alabama) P. eutawensis (81932 82047 82049)