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Scapanorhynchus gigas

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Mitsukurinidae

Taxonomy
Scapanorhynchus gigas was named by Woodward (1889). Its type specimen is BMNH 46362, a set of teeth, and it is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1889Scapanorhynchus gigas Woodward p. 358

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
RankNameAuthor
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Selachii
superorderGaleomorphi
orderLamniformesBerg 1958
familyMitsukurinidaeJordan 1898
genusScapanorhynchus
speciesgigas

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 07:05:21
Modified: 2009-07-21 09:05:21
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Wagner 2017, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Senonian to the top of the Maastrichtian or 89.30000 to 66.00000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Senonian - Maastrichtian89.3 - 66.0Jordan Scapanorhynchus gigas (36256)