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Abdounia enniskilleni

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Scyliorhinus enniskilleni was named by White (1956). Its type specimen is BMNH P. 30634, a tooth, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is The Rocks, which is in a Priabonian foreshore claystone in the Yazoo Formation of Alabama.

It was recombined as Abdounia enniskilleni by Maisch et al. (2014).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Scyliorhinus enniskilleni White pp. 128-130 figs. Figs. 1-19, Plate 11, Fig. 1
1981Scyliorhinus enniskilleni Case p. 62
1981Scyliorhinus enniskilleni Thurmond and Jones p. 60
2014Abdounia enniskilleni Maisch et al. p. 191

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phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
orderCarchariniformes(Compagno 1973)
familyCarcharhinidaeJordan and Evermann 1896
genusAbdouniaCappetta 1980

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.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marinesubp
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: nektonico
Diet: carnivoreo
Created: 2009-07-21 06:53:24
Modified: 2009-07-21 08:53:24
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Wagner 2017, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Lutetian to the top of the Late/Upper Eocene or 47.80000 to 33.90000 Ma

Collections (15 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3USA (Alabama) Abdounia enniskilleni (13346)
Lutetian - Bartonian47.8 - 38.0USA (Texas) Abdounia enniskilleni (2412)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Mississippi) Scyliorhinus enniskilleni (61249)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Alabama) Abdounia enniskilleni (205834)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9USA (South Carolina) Abdounia enniskilleni (202013 202014)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9USA (Georgia) Abdounia enniskilleni (45640)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9USA (Alabama) Scyliorhinus enniskilleni (type locality: 45637)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9USA (Arkansas) Abdounia enniskilleni (45641) Scyliorhinus enniskilleni (16549)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9USA (Louisiana) Abdounia enniskilleni (75638)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9USA (Georgia) Abdounia enniskilleni (160397 160400) Scyliorhinus enniskilleni (73434)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9USA (Louisiana) Abdounia enniskilleni (163744)