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Chondrichthyes - Ctenacanthiformes - Ctenacanthidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1843Cladodus Agassiz p. 196
1843Cladodus conicus Agassiz p. 199
1843Cladodus milleri Agassiz p. 199
1843Cladodus parvus Agassiz p. 200
1843Cladodus Agassiz p. 206
1873Cladodus Leidy p. 351
1883Cladodus curvus Davis
1891Styptobasis Cope p. 447
1902Cladodus Hay p. 267
1902Styptobasis Hay p. 272
1963Cladodus Jordan p. 592
1963Styptobasis Jordan p. 592
1981Cladodus Thurmond and Jones p. 37
2004Cladodus Goto and Okura p. 217
2006Cladodus Duffin and Ginter p. 254
2010Cladodus Ginter et al. p. 72

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phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
orderCtenacanthiformes(Cappetta 1988)
familyCtenacanthidaeDean 1909

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 mobileo
Life habit: nektonico
Diet: carnivoreo
Created: 2009-07-21 06:57:49
Modified: 2009-07-21 08:57:49
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Wagner 2017, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Meramecian to the top of the Wuchiapingian or 345.00000 to 254.17000 Ma

Collections (22 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Mississippian358.9 - 323.2United Kingdom C. mirabilis, C. laevis (132781)
Mississippian358.9 - 323.2USA (Alabama) C. newmani (84103)
Meramecian345.0 - 336.0USA (Nevada) C. sp. (62674 62842)
Serpukhovian330.9 - 323.2USA (Montana) C. sp. (5641)
Bashkirian323.2 - 315.2United Kingdom (England) C. mirabilis (132670)
Moscovian315.2 - 307.0Japan C. sp. 1, C. sp. 2, C. sp. 3, C. sp. 4 (90282)
Moscovian315.2 - 307.0USA (Illinois) Styptobasis aculeata (132163)
Moscovian315.2 - 307.0Russian Federation C. lamnoides (132707)
Moscovian315.2 - 307.0USA (South Dakota) C. sp. (132341)
Kasimovian307.0 - 303.7USA (Kansas) C. sp. (117102)
Noginian301.2 - 300.2USA (Kansas) C. sp. (11789 11866 11958)
Asselian298.9 - 295.5Bolivia C. sp. (118107)
Asselian298.9 - 295.5USA (Kansas) C. sp. (12111 12115 132372 132373)
Artinskian290.1 - 279.3Greenland C. sp. (90246)
Artinskian290.1 - 279.3USA (Nebraska) Styptobasis knightiana (149351)
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17Greenland C. sp. (122144)