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Parascopelus

Taxonomy
Parascopelus is a genus. It is not extant. Its type is Parascopelus lacertosus.

It was assigned to Scopelidae by Sauvage (1873); to Actinopterygii by Woodward (1901); and to Alepisauriformes by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1873Parascopelus Sauvage p. 195
1901Parascopelus Woodward p. 256
2002Parascopelus Sepkoski, Jr.

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

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 Miocene to the top of the Messinian or 15.97000 to 5.33300 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Italy P. lacertosus (185486)
Messinian7.246 - 5.333Italy (Sicily) P. lacerlosus (186578)
Messinian7.246 - 5.333Italy P. lacerlosus (185692)