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Lophosteus

Taxonomy
Lophosteus was named by Pander (1856) [Sepkoski's age data: S u Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Psammosteidae by Jordan (1963); to Palaeonisciformes by Sepkoski (2002); and to Osteichthyes by Long (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1856Lophosteus Pander
1963Lophosteus Jordan p. 585
2002Lophosteus Sepkoski, Jr.
2011Lophosteus Long p. 242

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
RankNameAuthor
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
genusLophosteusPander 1856

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 mobilec
Created: 2009-07-20 21:50:54
Modified: 2009-07-20 23:50:54
Source: c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Ohesaare or 423.00000 to 419.20000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Ohesaare423.0 - 419.2Estonia (Saare) L. superbus (193837)