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Albula

Actinopteri - Albuliformes - Albulidae

Taxonomy
Albula was named by Gronow (1763) [Sepkoski's age data: K Sant R Sepkoski's reference number: 915 also used by Scopoli 1777]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Albulidae by Woodward (1901), Casier (1966), Estes (1969), Applegate (1970), Thurmond and Jones (1981), Case and Schwimmer (1988), Nolf and Dockery (1990), Stringer (1998) and Weems (1999); to Anguilliformes by Sepkoski (2002); and to Albulinae by Ebersole et al. (2019).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1763Albula Gronow
1901Albula Woodward p. 60
1966Albula Casier p. 133
1969Albula Estes pp. 8-9
1970Albula Applegate p. 412
1981Albula Thurmond and Jones p. 93
1988Albula Case and Schwimmer p. 299
1990Albula Nolf and Dockery III p. 3
1998Albula Stringer p. 150
1999Albula Weems p. 57
2002Albula Sepkoski, Jr.
2019Albula Ebersole et al. p. 161

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
RankNameAuthor
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleosteomorpha
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
Elopocephalai
Elopocephala
Elopomorpha()
orderAlbuliformesGreenwood et al. 1966
familyAlbulidaeBleeker 1859
subfamilyAlbulinaeBleeker 1859
genusAlbulaGronow 1763

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: 2004-08-17 14:52:40
Modified: 2009-07-20 23:50:42
Source: c = class, subp = subphylum
Reference: Carroll 1988

Age range: base of the Middle Turonian to the top of the Pliocene or 93.50000 to 2.58800 Ma

Collections (19 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Turonian - Late/Upper Turonian93.5 - 89.3Uzbekistan (Navoi) A. lapidosa (58168 58179)
Santonian86.3 - 83.6USA (Alabama) A. dunklei (81928)
Late/Upper Santonian - Early/Lower Campanian85.8 - 70.6USA (Alabama) A. dunklei (82047 82054)
Selandian61.6 - 59.2USA (Alabama) A. bashiana (87817)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8United Kingdom (England) A. oweni (13299)
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3USA (Virginia) A. eppsi, A. oweni (15595)
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6USA (Mississippi) A. eppsi, A. oweni (164192)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3USA (Alabama) A. sp. (13346)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3United Kingdom (England) A. oweni (41992 41998)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Mississippi) A. sp. (61249)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9USA (Louisiana) A. sp. (75638)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82USA (Virginia) A. sp. (79793 187324)
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62USA (Virginia) A. sp. (126605)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246USA (Virginia) A. sp. (152251)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Jamaica A. sp. (186673)