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Teleostomi was named by Bonaparte (1836). It is extant.

It was reranked as the subclass Teleostomi by Hay (1902); it was reranked as the order Teleostomi by Andrews (1906); it was reranked as the unranked clade Teleostomi by Gadow (1898), Bryant (1932) and Long (2011).

It was assigned to Pisces by Gadow (1898); to Pisces by Hay (1902), Andrews (1906), Haughton (1924) and Bryant (1932); and to Gnathostomata by Long (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1836Teleostomi Bonaparte
1898Teleostomi Gadow p. 7
1902Teleostomi Hay p. 356
1906Teleostomi Andrews p. 313
1924Teleostomi Haughton
1932Teleostomi Bryant p. 232
2011Teleostomi Long p. 242

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phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
Teleostomi(Bonaparte 1836)
Teleostomi(Bonaparte 1836)

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 mobilec
Created: 2009-07-20 21:50:54
Modified: 2009-07-20 23:50:54
Source: c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Early/Lower Emsian to the top of the Holocene or 409.10000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 402.5 Ma

Collections (28 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Emsian409.1 - 402.5Russian Federation Crossopterygii indet. (35710 35711 35712 35749)
Late/Upper Emsian402.5 - 391.9Russian Federation Crossopterygii indet. (35715 35720)
Frasnian382.7 - 372.2Canada (Quebec) Thursius clappi (132654)
Frasnian382.7 - 372.2USA (Pennsylvania) Osteolepis sp. (164512)
Famennian372.2 - 358.9USA (Pennsylvania) Osteolepis sp. (164511)
Arundian345.0 - 342.8United Kingdom (Scotland) Megalichthys sp. (90682)
Asbian339.4 - 336.0USA (Iowa) Osteolepidae indet. (68318)
Pendleian326.4 - 318.1United Kingdom (England) Crossopterygii indet. (22726)
Pennsylvanian323.2 - 298.9United Kingdom Megalichthys hibberti (132730 132731)
Moscovian315.2 - 307.0United Kingdom Megalichthys pygmaeus (137309)
Asselian - Sakmarian298.9 - 290.1USA (Utah) Ectosteorhachis nitidus (13257 13258)
Cisuralian298.9 - 272.3Norway (Akhershus) Megalichthys sp., Crossopterygii indet. (125173)
Leonard290.1 - 268.0USA (Oklahoma) Ectosteorhachis sp. (180990)
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3USA (Oklahoma) Ectosteorhachis nitidus (67945)
Norian228.0 - 208.5USA (North Carolina) Osteopleurus sp. (89149)
Norian228.0 - 208.5USA (New Jersey) Osteopleurus newarki (12856 91743)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3France (Bourgogne) Teleostomi indet. (109711)
Late/Upper Kimmeridgian155.7 - 150.8Germany (Bavaria) Crossopterygii indet. (132944)
Campanian - Early/Lower Maastrichtian83.6 - 66.0USA (South Dakota) Malacopterygii indet. (167918)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Indonesia (Maros) Brouweria sp., Elopsidae indet., Brouweria robusta, Brouweria striata (187654)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Mexico Lepidops myops (147227)