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Pycnodus gigas

Actinopteri - Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae

Taxonomy
Pycnodus gigas was named by Agassiz (1839).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1839Pycnodus gigas Agassiz p. 80
1864Pycnodus gigas Costa p. 82

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
RankNameAuthor
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
orderPycnodontiformesBerg 1937
suborderPycnodontoidei
familyPycnodontidae()
genusPycnodus
speciesgigasAgassiz 1839

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: durophageo
Diet 2: carnivoreo
Created: 2009-07-20 21:40:08
Modified: 2013-12-06 12:04:31
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Oxfordian to the top of the Early/Lower Albian or 161.20000 to 109.00000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Oxfordian161.2 - 155.7Germany (Niedersachsen) Pycnodus gigas (67913)
Early/Lower Albian112.03 - 109.0Italy (Campania) Pycnodus gigas (112631)