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Wisslerius

Actinopteri - Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei

Taxonomy
Wisslerius was named by David (1946). Its type is Wisslerius sardinelloides.

It was assigned to Clupeidae by David (1946).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1946Wisslerius David

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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
Otomorpha
Clupei
orderClupeiformesBleeker 1859
familyClupeoidei(Bleeker 1859)
familyClupeidaeBleeker 1859
genusWisslerius

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 21:03:52
Modified: 2009-07-20 23:03:52
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Middle Eocene to the top of the Late/Upper Eocene or 48.60000 to 33.90000 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Eocene - Late/Upper Eocene48.6 - 33.9USA (California) W. sardinelloides (191013 191015 191016)