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Pycnodus minutus

Actinopteri - Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae

Taxonomy
Pycnodus minutus was named by Münster (1846). It is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Lindner Berges, which is in an Oxfordian marine horizon in the Korallenkalk Formation of Germany.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1846Pycnodus minutus Münster p. 41 figs. Pl. 3:7

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
RankNameAuthor
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
orderPycnodontiformesBerg 1937
suborderPycnodontoidei
familyPycnodontidae()
genusPycnodus
speciesminutus

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: Late/Upper Oxfordian or 161.20000 to 155.70000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Oxfordian161.2 - 155.7Germany (Niedersachsen) Pycnodus minutus (type locality: 67913)