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Elpistostege watsoni

Taxonomy
Elpistostege watsoni was named by Westoll (1938). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Shore of River Ristigouche, Miguasha, which is in a Frasnian estuary/bay shale in the Escuminac Formation of Canada.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1938Elpistostege watsoni Westoll p. 128

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
infraclassElpistostegalia(Camp and Alison 1961)
genusElpistostege
specieswatsoni

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 mobilec
Created: 2009-07-20 21:50:54
Modified: 2009-07-20 23:50:54
Source: c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Frasnian or 382.70000 to 372.20000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Frasnian382.7 - 372.2Canada (Quebec) Elpistostege watsoni (type locality: 179176)