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Chondrichthyes - Chimaeriformes - Callorhinchidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1999Edaphodontinae Stahl
2005Edaphodontinae Parmley and Cicimurri p. 1219
2006Edaphodontinae Nelson p. 46

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phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subclassHolocephali(Bonaparte 1832)
superorderHolocephalomorphaLund 1986
orderChimaeriformesObruchev 1953
familyCallorhinchidaeGarman 1901
subfamilyEdaphodontinaeStahl 1999
subfamilyEdaphodontinaeStahl 1999

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: nektobenthico
Diet: carnivoreo
Created: 2009-07-21 06:54:26
Modified: 2009-07-21 08:54:26
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Wagner 2020, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Cretaceous to the top of the Zanclean or 100.50000 to 3.60000 Ma

Collections (33 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Albian105.3 - 99.6United Kingdom (England) Edaphodon sp. (94253)
Late/Upper Cretaceous100.5 - 66.0USA (New Jersey) Edaphodon mirificus (126156)
Middle Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Russian Federation (Volgograd) Edaphodon sedgwicki (92399)
Middle Cenomanian - Late/Upper Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Spain (Asturias) Edaphodon sp. (98396)
Santonian86.3 - 83.6USA (Alabama) Edaphodon barberi (81926) Edaphodon mirificus (81928)
Late/Upper Santonian - Early/Lower Campanian85.8 - 70.6USA (Alabama) Edaphodon mirificus (81931) Edaphodon sp. (81934)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Russian Federation (Saratov) Edaphodon sp. (157353)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Russian Federation (Volgograd) Edaphodon eolucifer (142788)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (New Jersey) Edaphodon sp. (99138)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (New Jersey) Dipristis meirsii (88034)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian - Early/Lower Paleocene70.6 - 61.7USA (New Jersey) Edaphodon stenobyrus, Edaphodon mirificus (26819)
Early/Lower Paleocene66.0 - 61.7USA (New Jersey) Edaphodon mantelli (62840)
Danian66.0 - 61.6USA (Mississippi) Edaphodon mirificus (198623)
Danian66.0 - 61.6USA (New Jersey) Edaphodon agassizi (26820) Edaphodon mirificus (198624)
Thanetian59.2 - 56.0USA (Virginia) Edaphodon sp. (122852)
Thanetian59.2 - 56.0USA (New Jersey) Edaphodon sp. (3113)
Late/Upper Paleocene58.7 - 55.8France (Oise) Edaphodon sp. (166598)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8United Kingdom (England) Edaphodon bucklandi (13299)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3United Kingdom (England) Edaphodon bucklandi (41888 41994 41998) Edaphodon bucklandi, Edaphodon leptognathus (41992) Edaphodon minor, Edaphodon bucklandi, Edaphodon leptognathus (41989)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (New Jersey) Edaphodon eocaenus (84022)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0United Kingdom (England) Edaphodon leptognathus (42636)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9USA (Georgia) Edaphodon sp. (45640)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Australia (Victoria) Edaphodon sweeti (72189)
Messinian7.246 - 5.333Australia (Victoria) Edaphodon sweeti, Edaphodon mirabilis (46167)
Messinian - Zanclean7.246 - 3.6Australia (Victoria) Edaphodon sp. (154112)
Zanclean5.333 - 3.6Australia (Victoria) Edaphodon sweeti (51335)