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Eospinus

Actinopteri - Tetraodontiformes

Taxonomy
Eospinus was named by Tyler and Bannikov (1992) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-l]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Tetradontiformes by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1992Eospinus Tyler and Bannikov
2002Eospinus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleosteomorpha
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
RankNameAuthor
Osteoglossocephalai
ClupeocephalaPatterson and Rosen 1977
Euteleosteomorpha
NeoteleosteiRosen 1973
Eurypterygia(Rosen 1973)
Ctenosquamata
Acanthomorphata(Rosen 1973)
Euacanthomorphacea
Percomorphaceae
Percomorpharia
orderTetraodontiformesBerg 1940
genusEospinusTyler and Bannikov 1992

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 21:45:45
Modified: 2009-07-20 23:45:45
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Thanetian or 59.20000 to 56.00000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Thanetian59.2 - 56.0Turkmenistan E. daniltshenkoi (186444)