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Actinopteri -

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1973Acanthomorpha Rosen
1988Acanthomorpha Grande
1990Acanthomorpha Nolf and Dockery III p. 8
1996Acanthomorpha Murray p. 642
1998Acanthomorpha Arratia and Chorn
2002Acanthomorpha Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Acanthomorpha Forey et al. p. 229
2006Acanthomorpha Gottfried et al.
2013Acanthomorphata Betancur-R. et al.

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phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
ClupeocephalaPatterson and Rosen 1977
NeoteleosteiRosen 1973
Eurypterygia(Rosen 1973)
Acanthomorphata(Rosen 1973)
Acanthomorphata(Rosen 1973)

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: omnivoreo
Created: 2009-07-20 20:44:22
Modified: 2009-07-20 22:44:22
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Late/Upper Barremian to the top of the Holocene or 130.00000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 125.45 Ma

Collections (989 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Cretaceous145.0 - 66.0Morocco (Meknes-Tafilalet) Acanthomorpha indet., Errachidia pentapsinosa, Homalopagus multispinosus, Magrebichthys nelsoni (136753)
Cretaceous145.0 - 66.0USA (Nebraska) Acanthichthys major (133595)
Late/Upper Barremian130.0 - 125.45France Solea sp. (75576)
Late/Upper Albian105.3 - 99.6Italy Pogonias harpago (77178) Pogonias prodromus (76512) Pogonias prodromus, Pogonias harpago, Pogonias missilis (77255)
Late/Upper Albian - Early/Lower Cenomanian105.3 - 93.5Brazil (Maranhão) Atlanticopristis equatorialis (56365)
Cenomanian100.5 - 93.9Brazil (Maranhão) Sparidae indet. (67225)
Cenomanian100.5 - 93.9Lebanon Paracentrus lebanonensis (124426)
Cenomanian100.5 - 93.9Italy Pogonias hirsutus (78741) Pogonias incallidus, Pogonias hirsutus, Pogonias prodromus, Pogonias harpago (78742)
Cenomanian - Early/Lower Turonian100.5 - 89.3Morocco (Souss-Massa-Draa) Eotrigonodon tabroumiti (87164)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Morocco (Souss-Massa) Spinocaudichthys oumtkoutensis (133582)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Italy Pogonias harpago (77273) Pogonias prodromus, Pogonias harpago (77274)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Palestinian Territory Pharmacichthys judensis, Aipichthyoides galeatus, Aipichthyoides formosus, Judeoberyx princeps (11804)
Late/Upper Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Morocco (Er Rachida) Acanthomorpha indet. (120457)
Late/Upper Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Italy Pogonias hirsutus (76493 77177) Pogonias incallidus (77110)
Middle Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Canada (Saskatchewan) Acanthomorpha indet. (22731)
Late/Upper Turonian - Early/Lower Coniacian93.5 - 85.8Mexico (Coahuila) Acanthomorpha indet. (92293)
Coniacian - Santonian89.8 - 83.6Italy (Gorizia) Beryciformes indet. (103811 116133)
Santonian86.3 - 83.6USA (Kansas) Holocentridae indet. (94652)
Late/Upper Santonian - Early/Lower Campanian85.8 - 70.6USA (Alabama) Hoplopteryx sp. (81932 82049) Trachichthyidae indet. (82047)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Italy Beryciformes indet. (35332)