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Stratodus

Actinopteri - Alepisauriformes - Dercetidae

Taxonomy
Stratodus was named by Cope (1872) [Sepkoski's age data: K Camp K Maes Sepkoski's reference number: 915]. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Stratodontidae.

It was assigned to Stratodontidae by Hay (1902); to Dercetidae by Tabaste (1963), Applegate (1970) and Thurmond and Jones (1981); and to Alepisauriformes by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1872Stratodus Cope
1902Stratodus Hay p. 387
1963Stratodus Tabaste p. 476
1970Stratodus Applegate p. 421
1981Stratodus Thurmond and Jones p. 101
2002Stratodus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
RankNameAuthor
Teleosteomorpha
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
Osteoglossocephalai
ClupeocephalaPatterson and Rosen 1977
Euteleosteomorpha
NeoteleosteiRosen 1973
Eurypterygia(Rosen 1973)
orderAlepisauriformesRegan 1911
suborderIchthyotringoideiGoody 1969
familyDercetidaeCope
genusStratodusCope 1872

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 20:47:42
Modified: 2009-07-20 22:47:42
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Santonian to the top of the Early/Lower Eocene or 85.80000 to 48.60000 Ma

Collections (16 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Santonian86.3 - 83.6USA (Alabama) S. apicalis (81926 81928)
Late/Upper Santonian - Early/Lower Campanian85.8 - 70.6USA (Alabama) S. apicalis (81932 81934)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Israel (Southern District) S. sp. (92192 92195)
Late/Upper Campanian - Early/Lower Maastrichtian83.5 - 66.0Syria S. apicalis (117850 117852 117857)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Jordan S. apicalis (13366)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Mali (Kidal) S. apicalis (206855)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Niger (Tahoua) S. apicalis (48868 178660) S. sp. (104945)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Jordan S. apicalis (170239)
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6Mali S. apicalis (114961)