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Paralbula casei

Actinopteri - Elopiformes - Phyllodontidae

Taxonomy
Paralbula casei was named by Estes (1969). Its type specimen is MCZ 9285, a set of teeth (basibranchial tooth plate frag), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Reservoir Creek, Harding Farm, which is in a Maastrichtian marine horizon in the Navesink Formation of New Jersey.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1969Paralbula casei Estes p. 323 figs. 3a-f, 6c-e
1988Paralbula casei Case and Schwimmer p. 299
1989Paralbula casei Bryant p. 26
2001Paralbula casei Peng et al. p. 15

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
RankNameAuthor
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleosteomorpha
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
Elopocephalai
Elopocephala
Elopomorpha()
orderElopiformesSauvage 1875
familyPhyllodontidaeSauvage 1875
genusParalbulaBlake 1940
speciescasei

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 21:12:52
Modified: 2009-07-20 23:12:52
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Middle Cenomanian to the top of the Ypresian or 99.60000 to 47.80000 Ma

Collections (68 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Cenomanian - Late/Upper Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Spain (Asturias) Paralbula casei (98396)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Canada (Alberta) Paralbula casei (45819 45821 45894 192049)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1USA (Georgia) Paralbula casei (35289 70720)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (North Carolina) Phyllodus sp. (57918)
Judithian83.5 - 70.6USA (New Jersey) Paralbula casei (14455)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (New Mexico) Paralbula casei (36449 36541 36542 52052)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Canada (Alberta) Paralbula casei (22640 22695 22696 22697 22698 34302 34303 34305 34309 34310 34311 34312 34313 34315 34319 34320 34321 34322 45238 45260 45261 45262 45264 45674 45893 47784 47793 47807 47811 47812 47814 47816)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Delaware) Paralbula casei (27570)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (South Carolina) Paralbula casei (79363)
Middle Campanian83.5 - 70.6Canada (Alberta) Paralbula casei (45240 45560 45561 45564 45565 45566 45567 45670 45820 47794 47795 47809)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (Montana) Paralbula casei (13142)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (Maryland) Paralbula casei (83331)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (New Jersey) Paralbula casei (57916 type locality: 192048)
Maastrichtian - Paleocene72.1 - 56.0USA (Arkansas) Paralbula casei (145187)
Edmontonian70.6 - 66.0Canada (Alberta) Paralbula casei (14502)
Lancian70.6 - 66.0USA (Wyoming) Paralbula casei (75284)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian - Early/Lower Paleocene70.6 - 61.7USA (New Jersey) Paralbula casei (26819)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8United Kingdom (Sussex) Paralbula casei (13298)