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Petalorhynchus

Chondrichthyes - Petalodontiformes - Pristodontidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1866Petalorhynchus Newberry and Worthen
1879Petalorhynchus Waagen p. 17
1889Petalorhynchus Woodward p. 40
1902Petalorhynchus Hay p. 278
1963Petalorhynchus Jordan p. 593
1981Petalorhynchus Zangerl p. 98
1989Petalorhynchus Lund p. 357
2000Petalorhynchus Dalla Vecchia p. 226 figs. text-figs 1-2
2010Petalorhynchus Ginter et al. p. 136

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
RankNameAuthor
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
subclassHolocephali(Bonaparte 1832)
orderPetalodontiformes()
familyPristodontidaeWoodward 1889
genusPetalorhynchusNewberry 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 Arnsbergian to the top of the Changhsingian or 326.40000 to 252.17000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 323.2 Ma

Collections (6 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Mississippian358.9 - 323.2United Kingdom Petalodus psittacinus (132781)
Arnsbergian326.4 - 318.1USA (Montana) P. beargulchensis (90681)
Pennsylvanian323.2 - 298.9United Kingdom P. psittacinus (137321)
Gzhelian303.7 - 298.9Italy P. sp. (131578)
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17Iran P. sp. (63727)
Changhsingian254.17 - 252.17Pakistan P. indicus (89064)