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Chondrichthyes - Chimaeriformes - Callorhinchidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1838Edaphodon Buckland
1873Edaphodon Leidy p. 350
1875Diphrissa Cope p. 283
1891Edaphodon Woodward p. 73
1902Edaphodon Hay p. 324
1924Edaphodon Chapman and Cudmore p. 141
1942Edaphodon Leriche p. 36
1966Edaphodon Cassier p. 98
1970Edaphodon Applegate p. 390
1981Edaphodon Thurmond and Jones p. 77
2002Edaphodon Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Edaphodon Parmley and Cicimurri p. 1219
2006Edaphodon Nelson p. 46
2018Edaphodon Kent p. 54

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phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subclassHolocephali(Bonaparte 1832)
superorderHolocephalomorphaLund 1986
orderChimaeriformesObruchev 1953
familyCallorhinchidaeGarman 1901
subfamilyEdaphodontinaeStahl 1999
genusEdaphodonBuckland 1838

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.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marinesubp
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: nektobenthico
Diet: carnivoreo
Created: 2009-07-21 06:54:26
Modified: 2009-07-21 08:54:26
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Wagner 2017, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Cretaceous to the top of the Zanclean or 100.50000 to 3.60000 Ma

Collections (33 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Albian105.3 - 99.6United Kingdom (England) E. sp. (94253)
Late/Upper Cretaceous100.5 - 66.0USA (New Jersey) E. mirificus (126156)
Middle Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Russian Federation (Volgograd) E. sedgwicki (92399)
Middle Cenomanian - Late/Upper Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Spain (Asturias) E. sp. (98396)
Santonian86.3 - 83.6USA (Alabama) E. barberi (81926) E. mirificus (81928)
Late/Upper Santonian - Early/Lower Campanian85.8 - 70.6USA (Alabama) E. mirificus (81931) E. sp. (81934)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Russian Federation (Saratov) E. sp. (157353)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Russian Federation (Volgograd) E. eolucifer (142788)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (New Jersey) E. sp. (99138)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (New Jersey) Dipristis meirsii (88034)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian - Early/Lower Paleocene70.6 - 61.7USA (New Jersey) E. stenobyrus, E. mirificus (26819)
Early/Lower Paleocene66.0 - 61.7USA (New Jersey) E. mantelli (62840)
Danian66.0 - 61.6USA (New Jersey) E. agassizi (26820) E. mirificus (198624)
Danian66.0 - 61.6USA (Mississippi) E. mirificus (198623)
Thanetian59.2 - 56.0USA (Virginia) E. sp. (122852)
Thanetian59.2 - 56.0USA (New Jersey) E. sp. (3113)
Late/Upper Paleocene58.7 - 55.8France (Oise) E. sp. (166598)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8United Kingdom (England) E. bucklandi (13299)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3United Kingdom (England) E. bucklandi (41888 41994 41998) E. bucklandi, E. leptognathus (41992) E. minor, E. bucklandi, E. leptognathus (41989)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0United Kingdom (England) E. leptognathus (42636)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (New Jersey) E. eocaenus (84022)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9USA (Georgia) E. sp. (45640)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Australia (Victoria) E. sweeti (72189)
Messinian7.246 - 5.333Australia (Victoria) E. sweeti, E. mirabilis (46167)
Messinian - Zanclean7.246 - 3.6Australia (Victoria) E. sp. (154112)
Zanclean5.333 - 3.6Australia (Victoria) E. sweeti (51335)