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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1902Euselachii Hay p. 274
1963Euselachii Jordan p. 597
1966Euselachii Cassier p. 44
1978Euselachii Case p. 184
1979Euselachii Case p. 79
1981Euselachii Zangerl p. 51
1987Euselachii Cappetta
1988Euselachii Case and Schwimmer p. 294
1989Euselachii Murry p. 253
1992Euselachii Cappetta p. 640
1992Euselachii Long p. 14
1993Euselachii Biddle p. 196
1996Euselachii Dica et al. p. 118
1998Euselachii Duffin p. 160
1999Euselachii Ivanov p. 271
2001Euselachii Duffin
2001Euselachii Peng et al. p. 5
2001Euselachii Williams p. 215
2002Euselachii Delsate et al. p. 8
2003Euselachii Delsate p. 4
2003Euselachii Forey et al. p. 227
2004Euselachii Duncan p. 419
2004Euselachii Everhart
2007Euselachii Kriwet et al.
2008Euselachii Chrzastek p. 228
2008Euselachii Kriwet p. 236
2010Euselachii Ginter et al. p. 85
2011Euselachii Long p. 242
2013Euselachii Pinheiro et al.
2017Euselachii Engelbrecht et al. p. 2
2019Euselachii Ebersole et al. p. 15

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phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838

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
Life habit: nektonicc
Diet: carnivorec
Created: 2004-08-17 13:49:23
Modified: 2009-12-13 03:31:01
Source: c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Wagner 2017, Carroll 1988

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Emsian to the top of the Holocene or 407.60000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 402.5 Ma

Collections (2915 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Devonian419.2 - 358.9USA (Kentucky) Asteracanthus siderius (87058)
Early/Lower Emsian409.1 - 402.5Germany (Gemuenden) Gemuendina stuertzi (26903)
Emsian - Eifelian407.6 - 387.7Brazil (Piaui) Ctenacanthus sp. (37126 37128)
Frasnian382.7 - 372.2Russian Federation (Komi Republic) Hybodontidae indet. (133351)
Frasnian382.7 - 372.2Russian Federation Hybodontidae indet. (133350) Protacrodus sp., Hybodontidae indet. (133345)
Late/Upper Frasnian379.5 - 376.1Russian Federation Protacrodus vetustus (133356)
Late/Upper Frasnian379.5 - 376.1Russian Federation (Komi) Ctenacanthidae indet. (133353)
Famennian372.2 - 358.9USA (Ohio) Ctenacanthus compressus (90676 90677) Tamiobatis vetustus (90624)
Famennian372.2 - 358.9Russian Federation Protacrodontidae indet. (133360) Protacrodus sp., Sphenacanthus sp. (133361)
Middle Famennian370.6 - 364.7Russian Federation (Komi) Ctenacanthidae indet. (133359) Ctenacanthidae indet., Protacrodontidae indet. (133358)
Kinderhookian360.7 - 353.8USA (Indiana) Cladodus springeri (6730)
Early/Lower Mississippian360.7 - 345.3USA (Alabama) Cladodus magnificus, Ctenacanthus elegans (84108)
Tournaisian358.9 - 346.7Russian Federation (Pechora) Protacrodus aequalis (133362)
Tournaisian358.9 - 346.7Russian Federation Ctenacanthidae indet., Hybodontidae indet. (133363) Lissodus sp. (133364)
Mississippian358.9 - 323.2United Kingdom Cladodus striatus, Ctenacanthus heterogyrus, Ctenacanthus crenatus, Cladodus mirabilis, Asteroptychius ornatus, Asteroptychius semiornatus, Cladodus laevis, Ctenacanthus distans (132781) Ctenacanthus denticulatus (137332) Ctenacanthus heterogyrus, Acondylacanthus distrans, Asteroptychius ornatus, Ctenacanthus sulcatus, Ctenacanthus laevis, Ctenacanthus pustulatus, Acondylacanthus attenuatus, Acondylacanthus colei, Acondylacanthus tenuistriatus, Cosmacanthus marginalis, Cosmacanthus carinatus, Nemacanthus priscus, Lispacanthus retrogradus (137333) Pristicladodus dentatus (132729)
Mississippian358.9 - 323.2USA (Alabama) Cladodus magnificus, Cladodus newmani (84103)
Ivorian353.8 - 345.3Ireland (Meath) Lissodus sp. (90696)
Ivorian353.8 - 345.3Ireland (Kilkenny) Lissodus sp. (90695)
Visean346.7 - 330.9Russian Federation (Komi) Lissodus sp., Cooleyella sp. (133366)
Visean346.7 - 330.9China (Gansu) Hybodontidae indet. (120301)