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Saurocephalus

Actinopteri - Ichthyodectiformes - Saurodontidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1824Saurocephalus Harlan
1826Saurocephalus Fitzinger p. 9
1873Daptinus Cope
1901Saurocephalus Woodward p. 113
1902Saurocephalus Hay p. 385
1970Saurocephalus Applegate p. 420
1981Saurocephalus Thurmond and Jones p. 98
2002Saurocephalus Sepkoski, Jr.
2013Saurocephalus Cavin et al. p. 170

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
RankNameAuthor
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleosteomorpha
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
Osteossomorpha
orderIchthyodectiformesBardack and Sprinkle 1969
familySaurodontidaeStewart
genusSaurocephalusHarlan 1824

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: 2009-07-20 21:09:47
Modified: 2009-07-20 23:23:33
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Hauterivian to the top of the Bartonian or 132.90000 to 38.00000 Ma

Collections (9 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Hauterivian132.9 - 129.4Switzerland S. inflexus (2198)
Albian113.0 - 100.5Switzerland S. albensis (2167)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5United Kingdom (England) S. lanciformis (49496)
Santonian86.3 - 83.6USA (Alabama) S. lanciformis (81928)
Late/Upper Santonian - Early/Lower Campanian85.8 - 70.6USA (Alabama) S. lanciformis (81934 82053)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1USA (Wyoming) S. sp. (105717)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Jordan S. sp. (170239)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0Egypt S. fayumensis (42054)