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Sarcopterygii (lobe-finned fish)

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1955Sarcopterygii Romer p. 126
1973Sarcopterygii Daly p. 567
1977Sarcopterygii Miles
1981Sarcopterygii Thurmond and Jones p. 80
1982Sarcopterygii Gardiner p. 228
1991Sarcopterygii Ahlberg p. 280
1992Sarcopterygii Young et al.
1993Sarcopterygii Chang and Zhu
1998Sarcopterygii Yu
1999Sarcopterygii Dineley and Metcalf p. 11
2000Sarcopterygii Schultze
2001Sarcopterygii Schultze
2003Sarcopterygii Meyer and Zardoya
2004Sarcopterygii Davis et al.
2005Sarcopterygii Clement p. 481
2005Sarcopterygii Irmis p. 67
2005Sarcopterygii Young and Schultze
2006Sarcopterygii Clement p. 461
2006Sarcopterygii Friedman and Coates
2006Sarcopterygii Friedman and Daeschler
2007Sarcopterygii Friedman et al.
2007Sarcopterygii Johanson et al.
2009Sarcopterygii Qiao and Zhu
2010Sarcopterygii Clement and Long
2010Sarcopterygii Lu and Zhu
2011Sarcopterygii Long p. 244
2012Sarcopterygii Clement
2012Sarcopterygii Lu et al.
2012Sarcopterygii Schultze and Reed
2013Sarcopterygii Betancur-R. et al.
2013Sarcopterygii Sharp and Clack
2015Sarcopterygii Qiao and Zhu
2016Sarcopterygii Smithson et al.
2017Sarcopterygii Mann et al. p. 234
2019Sarcopterygii Clack et al.
2020Sarcopterygii Mondéjar‐Fernández et al.

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phylumChordataHaeckel 1874

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
Maximum body mass: 100000 kgg
Minimum body mass: 3 gg
Environment: marinesubp
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Created: 2009-07-20 21:50:54
Modified: 2009-07-20 23:50:54
Source: g = genus, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Holman 2000, Legendre 1988, Peczkis 1995, Hopson 1973

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Aeronian to the top of the Holocene or 440.80000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 438.5 Ma

Collections (39472 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Aeronian440.8 - 438.5USA (Nevada) Pentlandia merriami (51520 51522)
Aeronian440.8 - 438.5Norway Pentlandia sp. (13845)
Wenlock - Silurian433.4 - 419.2USA (Wisconsin) Pentlandia glypta (13040 13069)
Ludlow427.4 - 423.0China (Yunnan) Guiyu oneiros (27771)
Ludfordian425.6 - 423.0China (Junnan) Ligulalepis yunnanensis (182558)
Pridoli423.0 - 419.2China (Junnan) Psarolepis sp. (182559)
Lochkovian419.2 - 410.8China (Yunnan) Achoania jarvikii, Psarolepis romeri, Styloichthys changae, Youngolepis praecursor, Youngolepis sp., Diabolepis speratus (162781)
Lochkovian419.2 - 410.8USA (Wyoming) Uranolophus wyomingensis (153534)
Early/Lower Devonian419.2 - 393.3USA (Wyoming) Uranolophus wyomingense (26179)
Devonian419.2 - 358.9USA (Pennsylvania) Sauripterus taylori (136079)
Devonian419.2 - 358.9Australia (Northern Territory) Harajicadipterus youngi (136238)
Devonian419.2 - 358.9Russian Federation (Siberia) Ichnomylax karatajae (135992)
Devonian419.2 - 358.9Australia (New South Wales) Chirodipterus potteri (136235 136236)
Devonian419.2 - 358.9Australia (Victoria) Bukkanodus jesseni (136138)
Pragian410.8 - 407.6China (Yunnan) Qingmenodus yui, Tungsenia paradoxa (196858)
Pragian - Early/Lower Emsian410.8 - 402.5Australia (Victoria) Ichnomylax kurnai (196799)
Early/Lower Emsian409.1 - 402.5Germany Dipnorhynchus lehmanni (26904)
Early/Lower Emsian409.1 - 402.5Russian Federation Dipnoi indet. (35710 35711 35712 35749)
Early/Lower Emsian409.1 - 402.5Germany (Alken) Porolepis sp. (27049)
Early/Lower Emsian409.1 - 402.5China (Guangxi) Cathlorhynchus zengi (194743)