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Ptyonius marshii

- Urocordylidae

Taxonomy
Colosteus marshii was named by Cope (1869). Its type specimen is AMNH 6862, a partial skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Linton, which is in a Westphalian D mire/swamp coal in Ohio.

It was recombined as Ptyonius marshi by Cope (1875); it was recombined as Ptyonius marshii by Cope (1875) and Hay (1902).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1869Colosteus marshii Cope p. 24
1875Ptyonius marshi Cope
1875Ptyonius marshii Cope
1902Ptyonius marshii Hay p. 414

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
RankNameAuthor
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Amphibia()
Lepospondyli()
Nectridea()
familyUrocordylidaeLydekker 1889
subfamilyUrocordylinae
genusPtyonius
speciesmarshii()

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: brackish, freshwater, terrestrialuc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Dispersal: waterc
Created: 2005-03-06 14:47:58
Modified: 2005-03-06 16:47:58
Source: c = class, subp = subphylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Uhen 2004, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Westphalian D or 311.45000 to 306.95000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Westphalian D311.45 - 306.95USA (Ohio) Colosteus marshii (type locality: 85292)