Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy External Literature Search Age range and collections

Hippocampus slovenicus

Actinopteri - Syngnathiformes - Syngnathidae

Taxonomy
Hippocampus slovenicus was named by Zalohar et al. (2009). Its type specimen is T-249a, a skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Tunjice Village, bed 6, which is in a Sarmatian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal mudstone in the Coprolitic Horizon Formation of Slovenia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2009Hippocampus slovenicus Zalohar et al. p. 80 figs. Figure 7

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleosteomorpha
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
Osteoglossocephalai
RankNameAuthor
ClupeocephalaPatterson and Rosen 1977
Euteleosteomorpha
NeoteleosteiRosen 1973
Eurypterygia(Rosen 1973)
Ctenosquamata
Acanthomorphata(Rosen 1973)
Euacanthomorphacea
Percomorphaceae
Scombrimorpharia
orderSyngnathiformes
suborderSyngnathoidei
familySyngnathidae
genusHippocampusRafinesque 1810
speciesslovenicus

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: 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: Sarmatian or 12.70000 to 11.60800 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Sarmatian12.7 - 11.608Slovenia Hippocampus slovenicus (type locality: 103103)