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Mitsukurina

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Mitsukurinidae

Taxonomy
Mitsukurina was named by Jordan (1898) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m R Sepkoski's reference number: 884]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Lamniformes by Sepkoski (2002); and to Mitsukurinidae by Jordan (1963), Herman (1975) and Compagno (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1898Mitsukurina Jordan
1963Mitsukurina Jordan p. 599
1975Mitsukurina Herman p. 167
2002Mitsukurina Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Mitsukurina Compagno

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Selachii
superorderGaleomorphi
orderLamniformesBerg 1958
familyMitsukurinidaeJordan 1898
genusMitsukurinaJordan 1898

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 Early/Lower Eocene to the top of the Pliocene or 55.80000 to 2.58800 Ma

Collections (7 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6Jordan M. sp. (65225)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Washington) M. sp. (203164)
Chattian28.1 - 23.03Germany (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern) M. lineata (32012)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Slovakia M. lineata (47461)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Costa Rica M. sp. (187875)
Neogene23.03 - 2.588Madagascar M. owstoni (55451)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Angola M. sp. (154111)