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Styptobasis aculeata

Chondrichthyes - Ctenacanthiformes - Ctenacanthidae

Taxonomy
Styptobasis aculeata was named by Cope (1894). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Court Creek, near Galesburg, which is in a Moscovian marine shale in the Linton Formation of Illinois.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1894Styptobasis aculeata Cope p. 434 figs. Pl 20, figs 1-5
1902Styptobasis aculeata Hay p. 272

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
orderCtenacanthiformes(Cappetta 1988)
familyCtenacanthidaeDean 1909
genusStyptobasis
speciesaculeata

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 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: Moscovian or 315.20000 to 307.00000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Moscovian315.2 - 307.0USA (Illinois) Styptobasis aculeata (type locality: 132163)