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Mallotus

Taxonomy
Mallotus was named by Cuvier (1829) [Sepkoski's age data: Q Plei R Sepkoski's reference number: 915]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Actinopterygii by Woodward (1901); to Salmonidae by Hay (1902); and to Osmeriformes by Sepkoski (2002).

Species
Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1829Mallotus Cuvier
1901Mallotus Woodward p. 160
1902Mallotus Hay p. 392
2002Mallotus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
RankNameAuthor
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
genusMallotusCuvier 1829

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

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Pleistocene to the top of the Holocene or 2.58800 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 0.0117 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Canada (Ontario) M. villosus (65476)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Canada (Quebec) M. villosus (51005)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Canada (Newfoundland and Labrador) M. villosus (122099)