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Saurodon leanus

Actinopteri - Ichthyodectiformes - Saurodontidae

Taxonomy
Saurodon leanus was named by Hays (1830). It is the type species of Saurodon.

It was recombined as Saurocephalus leanus by Hay (1902).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1830Saurodon leanus Hays
1901Saurodon leanus Woodward p. 111
1902Saurocephalus leanus Hay p. 386
1970Saurodon leanus Applegate p. 419
1981Saurodon leanus Thurmond and Jones p. 98
2013Saurodon leanus Cavin et al. p. 153

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
RankNameAuthor
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleosteomorpha
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
Osteossomorpha
orderIchthyodectiformesBardack and Sprinkle 1969
familySaurodontidaeStewart
genusSaurodonHays 1829
speciesleanusHays 1830

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 21:09:47
Modified: 2009-07-20 23:23:33
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 Santonian or 85.80000 to 83.60000 Ma

Collections (6 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Santonian86.3 - 83.6USA (Alabama) Saurodon leanus (81928)
Late/Upper Santonian - Early/Lower Campanian85.8 - 70.6USA (Alabama) Saurodon leanus (81933 81934 82049 82053 82054)