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Conosaurus

Actinopteri - Crossognathiformes - Pachyrhizodontidae

Taxonomy
Conosaurus was named by Gibbes (1851). Its type is Conosaurus bowmani.

It was assigned to Pachyrhizodontidae by Hay (1902).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1851Conosaurus Gibbes p. 9
1868Conosaurops Leidy p. 201
1902Conosaurus Hay p. 388

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
RankNameAuthor
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleosteomorpha
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
orderCrossognathiformesTaverne 1989
familyPachyrhizodontidaeCope 1872
genusConosaurus

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: 2009-07-20 21:12:03
Modified: 2009-07-20 23:12:03
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Cretaceous to the top of the Miocene or 100.50000 to 5.33300 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Cretaceous100.5 - 66.0USA (New Jersey) Conosaurops bowmani (129263)
Miocene23.03 - 5.333USA (South Carolina) C. bowmani (18506)