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Hypotodus

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Odontaspididae

Taxonomy
Hypotodus was named by Jaekel (1895) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-l T Eo-u Sepkoski's reference number: 884].

It was assigned to Jaekelotodontidae by Herman (1975); to Lamniformes by Sepkoski (2002); to Odontaspidae by Case (1978) and Cappetta and Nolf (2005); and to Odontaspididae by Ebersole et al. (2019).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1895Hypotodus Jaekel
1975Hypotodus Herman p. 166
1978Hypotodus Case p. 189
2002Hypotodus Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Hypotodus Cappetta and Nolf p. 242
2019Hypotodus Ebersole et al. p. 45

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Selachii
superorderGaleomorphi
orderLamniformesBerg 1958
familyOdontaspididaeMüller and Henle 1839
genusHypotodusJaekel 1895

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 07:05:21
Modified: 2009-07-21 09:05:21
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Wagner 2017, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Campanian to the top of the Middle Eocene or 83.50000 to 37.20000 Ma

Collections (39 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Campanian83.6 - 72.1USA (Delaware) H. aculeatus (126600 126810)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1USA (Montana) H. grandis (69150 69153 69161)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Delaware) H. aculeatus (27570)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Wyoming) H. grandis (70253 70268 70269 70451 70453 70454 70455 70488 70489 70499 70500 70501)
Middle Campanian - Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Montana) H. sp., H. grandis (177498)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (Maryland) H. sp. (125950)
Early/Lower Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (New Jersey) H. aculeatus (14504)
Early/Lower Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Delaware) H. aculeatus (126598)
Paleocene66.0 - 56.0USA (Maryland) Odontaspis verticalis (84052)
Late/Upper Paleocene58.7 - 55.8USA (Mississippi) Carcharias verticalis (62872)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8United Kingdom Lamna verticalis (160682)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8United Kingdom (England) H. verticalis (3260) Lamna verticalis (8050 13299 185913)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2Uzbekistan H. robusta, H. verticalis (45701)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Germany H. verticalis (121968)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3United Kingdom (England) H. robustus, H. verticalis (41888) H. verticalis (41989 41992 41994 41996 41998)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3USA (Alabama) H. robustus, H. verticalis (13346)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9USA (Alabama) Odontaspis verticalis (45637)