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Orectolobidae (wobbegong)

Chondrichthyes - Orectolobiformes - Orectolobidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1903Orectolobidae Jordan and Fowler
1963Orectolobidae Jordan p. 598
1978Orectolobidae Case p. 187
1981Orectolobidae Case p. 61
1981Orectolobidae Thurmond and Jones p. 44
1988Orectolobidae Case and Schwimmer p. 294
1992Orectolobidae Long p. 20
1993Orectolobidae Biddle p. 202
2001Orectolobidae Peng et al. p. 7
2005Orectolobidae Tabuce et al. p. 385

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
superorderGaleomorphiiCompagno 1973
orderOrectolobiformesApplegate 1972
familyOrectolobidaeJordan and Fowler 1903
familyOrectolobidaeJordan and Fowler 1903

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: nektobenthico
Diet: carnivoreo
Created: 2009-07-21 07:07:32
Modified: 2009-07-21 09:07:32
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Wagner 2017, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Late/Upper Albian to the top of the Early/Lower Hemingfordian or 105.30000 to 15.97000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 93.5 Ma

Collections (65 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Albian - Early/Lower Cenomanian105.3 - 93.5Kazakhstan Squatirhina thiesi (175010)
Early/Lower Santonian - Middle Santonian85.8 - 83.5USA (Georgia) Columbusia fragilis, Microdontaspis tenuis (61769)
Late/Upper Santonian85.8 - 83.5Canada (Alberta) Orectolobidae indet. (14425 14428 190344 190345)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Sweden Squatirhina sp. (102883 102885)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Sweden (Skane) Squatirhina sp. (106411)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Mexico (Chihuahua) Squatirhina sp. (35353)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1USA (Montana) Eucrossorhinus microcuspidatus (69150 69161)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6Sweden Squatirhina sp. (102886)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Utah) Squatirhina sp., Squatirhina americana (61844)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6Sweden (Skåne) Squatirhina sp. (74334)
Judithian83.5 - 70.6USA (Texas) Squatirhina americana (14489)
Judithian83.5 - 70.6USA (Wyoming) Squatirhina americana (14458)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (New Mexico) Squatirhina sp. (36542 52052) Squatirhina sp., Squatirhina americana (36541)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Canada (Alberta) Eucrossorhinus microcuspidatus (22640) Squatirhina americana (34305 34307 34322)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Russian Federation (Saratov) Squatirhina sp. (157353)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Texas) Squatirhina americana (68003) Squatirhina sp. (68001 68004 68005 68006)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Wyoming) Squatirhina roessingi (70451 70454 70499) Squatirhina roessingi, Eucrossorhinus microcuspidatus (70455)
Middle Campanian83.5 - 70.6France Squatirhina lonzeenis, Squatirhina lonzeensis (61352) Squatirhina lonzeensis (61353)
Middle Campanian - Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Montana) Eucrossorhinus sp. (14490) Squatirhina sp. (177498)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (Montana) Squatirhina americana (183109)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (North Dakota) Squatirhina americana (45128 45144)
Edmontonian70.6 - 66.0Canada (Alberta) Squatirhina americana (14502)
Lancian70.6 - 66.0USA (Colorado) Squatirhina americana (14640)
Lancian70.6 - 66.0USA (New Mexico) Squatirhina sp. (14518)
Lancian70.6 - 66.0USA (Wyoming) Squatirhina americana (14514 14540 14544 70343)
Lancian70.6 - 66.0USA (Montana) Squatirhina americana (14536 14548 14568 14582) Squatirhina sp., Squatirhina americana (14549)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Wyoming) Squatirhina americana (14585)
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3USA (Virginia) Orectolobidae indet. (15595)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3USA (Alabama) Squatiscyllium nigeriensis (13346)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Morocco Squatiscyllium sp. (91339)
Lutetian - Bartonian47.8 - 38.0Antarctica (Seymour Island) Stegostoma fasciatum, Pseudoginglymostoma brevicaudatum (53666)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0Antarctica Stegostoma varium (31173)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Egypt Stegostoma sp. (137550 137564 137568 137579)
Miocene23.03 - 5.333USA (South Carolina) Gryphodobatis uncus (18506)
Early/Lower Hemingfordian20.43 - 15.97USA (Delaware) Orectolobidae indet. (18579)