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Athrodon

Actinopteri - Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae

Taxonomy
Athrodon was named by Sauvage (1880) [Sepkoski's age data: J Tith-l K u Sepkoski's reference number: 452]. Its type is Athrodon douvillei.

It was assigned to Pycnodontidae by Woodward (1895); to Pycnodontes by Woodward (1916); and to Pycnodontiformes by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1880Athrodon Sauvage p. 530
1895Athrodon Woodward p. 215
1916Athrodon Woodward p. 47
2002Athrodon Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
RankNameAuthor
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
orderPycnodontiformesBerg 1937
suborderPycnodontoidei
familyPycnodontidae()
genusAthrodon

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: durophageo
Diet 2: carnivoreo
Created: 2009-07-20 21:40:08
Modified: 2013-12-06 12:04:31
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Kimmeridgian to the top of the Late/Upper Cenomanian or 155.70000 to 93.50000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Kimmeridgian155.7 - 150.8France (Aquitaine) A. boloniensis (94532)
Middle Cenomanian - Late/Upper Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Spain (Asturias) A. sp. (98396)