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Otomorpha

Actinopteri -

Taxonomy
Otomorpha is an unranked clade. It is extant.

It was assigned to Clupeocephala by Betancur-R et al. (2013).

Sister taxa
Alepocephali, Clupei, Ostariophysi

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1999Otocephala Cavin
2011Ostarioclupeomorpha Long p. 242
2013Otomorpha Betancur-R. et al.
2019Otocephala Ebersole et al. p. 164

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
RankNameAuthor
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleosteomorpha
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
Osteoglossocephalai
ClupeocephalaPatterson and Rosen 1977
Otomorpha
Otomorpha

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 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 Tithonian to the top of the Holocene or 152.10000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 145.0 Ma

Collections (807 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Tithonian152.1 - 145.0Greenland Cyprinidae indet. (1212 1214)
Tithonian - Berriasian152.1 - 139.8Morocco (Figuig) Siluriformes indet. (204918 204936 204979)
Berriasian145.0 - 139.8Morocco (Figuig) Cypriniformes indet. (45726)
Early/Lower Cretaceous145.0 - 100.5Brazil (Pernambuco) Tharrhias araripis (193049 193050 193051 193052 193053)
Late/Upper Barremian130.0 - 125.45Spain (Cuenca) Rubiesichthys gregalis, Gordichthys conquensis (28006)
Barremian129.4 - 125.0Brazil (Alagoas) Pseudoellimma gallae (135830)
Early/Lower Aptian - Late/Upper Aptian125.45 - 112.03Brazil (Maranhao) Dastilbe elongatus (31170)
Aptian125.0 - 113.0Mexico (Chiapas) Gonorhynchiformes indet. (68835)
Aptian125.0 - 113.0Brazil Dastilbe crandalli, Ellimma cruzi (63322)
Late/Upper Aptian122.46 - 112.03Brazil (Ceará) Dastilbe sp. (122926)
Late/Upper Aptian - Early/Lower Albian122.46 - 109.0Brazil (Ceará) Dastilbe crandalli (115134)
Late/Upper Aptian - Early/Lower Albian122.46 - 109.0Brazil (Pernacumbo) Tharrhias araripis (165422)
Albian113.0 - 100.5Brazil (Sergipe) Nolfia riachuelensis (140003)
Cenomanian100.5 - 93.9Morocco (Meknès-Tafilalet) Lusitanichthys africanus (136829)
Cenomanian100.5 - 93.9Lebanon Scombroclupea macrophthalma, Scombroclupea diminuta (124426)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Palestinian Territory Judeichthys haasi, Ramallichthys orientalis (11804)
Late/Upper Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Morocco (Er Rachida) Lusitanichthys sp. (120457)
Turonian93.9 - 89.8USA (South Dakota) Clupeoidea indet. (181902)
Coniacian - Santonian89.8 - 83.6Tajikistan (Asht) Portheus sp. (53132)
Coniacian - Santonian89.8 - 83.6Italy (Gorizia) Clupeiformes indet., Chanidae indet. (103811 116133)