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Rhynchoconger sanctus

Actinopteri - Anguilliformes - Congridae

Taxonomy
Conger sanctus was named by Frizzell and Lamber (1962). It is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Rhynchoconger sanctus by Nolf and Dockery (1993).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1962Conger sanctus Frizzell and Lamber
1981Conger sanctus Thurmond and Jones p. 95
1993Rhynchoconger sanctus Nolf and Dockery p. 27

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
RankNameAuthor
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleosteomorpha
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
Elopocephalai
Elopocephala
Elopomorpha()
orderAnguilliformesGreenwood et al. 1966
familyCongridaeKaup 1856
genusRhynchocongerJordan and Hobbs 1925
speciessanctus()

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: nektobenthico
Diet: carnivoreo
Created: 2009-07-20 20:49:55
Modified: 2009-07-20 22:49:55
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Rupelian to the top of the Chattian or 33.90000 to 23.03000 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Rupelian33.9 - 28.1USA (Mississippi) Conger sanctus (84141)
Chattian28.1 - 23.03USA (Mississippi) Conger sanctus (49872)
Chattian28.1 - 23.03USA (Alabama) Conger sanctus (84142)