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Sphaerodus

Actinopteri - Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1843Sphaerodus Agassiz p. 178
1846Sphaerodus Münster p. 38

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
RankNameAuthor
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
orderPycnodontiformesBerg 1937
suborderPycnodontoidei
familyPycnodontidae()
genusSphaerodus

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: durophageo
Diet 2: carnivoreo
Created: 2009-07-20 21:40:08
Modified: 2013-12-06 12:04:31
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Carnian to the top of the Albian or 237.00000 to 100.50000 Ma

Collections (9 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Carnian237.0 - 228.0Hungary S. sp. (156154)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3France (Franche-Comté) S. minimus (149408)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3United Kingdom (Wales) S. sp. (72293)
Late/Upper Oxfordian161.2 - 155.7Germany (Niedersachsen) S. irregularis, S. mitrula, S. submamillaris, S. subannularis, S. hybridus, S. tetragonus, S. subradiatus (67913)
Middle Berriasian - Late/Upper Berriasian145.0 - 140.2Germany (Nordrhein-Westfalen) S. sp. (45760)
Hauterivian132.9 - 129.4Switzerland S. neocomiensis (2198 2256)
Aptian125.0 - 113.0France S. sp. (2186)
Albian113.0 - 100.5France S. globulosus (2166)