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Actinopteri -

Teleosteomorpha was named by Arratia et al. (2004). It is extant.

It was assigned to Actinopterygii by Arratia et al. (2004); and to Neopterygii by Arratia (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2004Teleosteomorpha Arratia et al.
2017Teleosteomorpha Arratia p. 21

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phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)

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 mobilec
Created: 2004-08-17 14:52:40
Modified: 2009-07-20 23:50:42
Source: c = class, subp = subphylum
Reference: Carroll 1988

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Illyrian to the top of the Holocene or 247.20000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 242.0 Ma

Collections (2143 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Spathian - Bithynian251.3 - 242.0Australia (New South Wales) Pholidophorus gregarius (131926)
Illyrian247.2 - 242.0Italy Pholidophorus barazzettii (149323) Pholidophorus barazzettii, Pholidophorus curionii (117943)
Illyrian247.2 - 242.0Germany Pholidophorus sp. (139864)
Pelsonian - Illyrian247.2 - 242.0Australia (New South Wales) Pholidophorus sp. (111729)
Ladinian242.0 - 237.0Spain Parapholidophorus sp. (149853) Pholidophoridae indet. (148734 148735) Pholidophorus sp., Pholidophoriformes indet. (149852)
Ladinian242.0 - 237.0Germany Nephrotus chorzowensis (149170)
Longobardian242.0 - 235.0China (Guizhou) Malingichthys nimaiguensis, Malingichthys wanfenglinensis (175087)
Longobardian242.0 - 235.0Italy Leptolepis sp., Pholidophorus porro (153401) Palaeoniscus curioni (153100) Pholidophorus curionii (153408) Prohalecites sp., Prohalecites porroi (116568)
Longobardian242.0 - 235.0Switzerland Prohalecites porroi (122020 122468)
Longobardian242.0 - 235.0Italy (Lecco) Pholidophorus curionii (120901)
Julian235.0 - 232.0Austria Elpistoichthys pectinatus, Pholidophoretes salvus, Elpistoichthys striolatus (118111)
Julian235.0 - 232.0Italy Knerichthys bronni (153334 153335) Megalopterus raiblianus, Pholidophorus microlepidotus, Pholidophorus bronnii (122361)
Norian228.0 - 208.5Italy Pholidophorus knerii, Pholidophorus deeckei, Pholidophorus taramelli (153107)
Lacian221.5 - 215.56Indonesia (Maluku) Pholidophorus sp. (204490)
Alaunian215.56 - 212.0Italy (Lombardia) Parapholidophorus nybelini, Pholidoctenus serianus, Pholidorhynchodon malzannii (59639)
Alaunian215.56 - 212.0Luxembourg (Diekirch) Teleostei indet. (56047)
Alaunian215.56 - 212.0Austria (Tirol) Pholidophorus latiusculus, Pholidophorus pusillus (130601 130602)
Alaunian215.56 - 212.0Italy (Friuli-Venezia Giulia) Eopholidophorus forojuliensis (83370)
Alaunian215.56 - 212.0Italy Pholidophorus gervasuttii, Zambellichthys bergamensis, Annaichthys pontegiurinensis (122001) Pholidophorus latiusculus (121671 131996) Pholidophorus latiusculus, Pholidophorus pusillus (153108) Pholidorhynchodon malzannii, Ceneichthys zambellii (198268)
Alaunian215.56 - 212.0Austria Pholidophorus latiusculus (155734 207544 207545 207546 207547) Pholidophorus sp. n., Pholidophorus latiusculus (122455)