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Lepisosteus

Actinopteri - Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1803Lepisosteus de Lacepède
1964Lepisosteus Estes p. 43
1967Lepisosteus Bjork p. 229
1970Lepisosteus Estes and Berberian p. 3
1976Lepisosteus Estes p. 502
1988Lepisosteus Case and Schwimmer p. 297
1989Lepisosteus Bryant p. 22
1999Lepisosteus Weems p. 54
2001Lepisosteus Purdy et al. p. 161
2002Lepisosteus Sepkoski, Jr.
2012Lepisosteus López-Arbarello
2118Lepisosteus Carnevale and Godfrey p. 163

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
RankNameAuthor
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
infraclassHolostei
Ginglymodi(Cope 1871)
orderLepisosteiformesHay 1929
suborderLepisosteioidei
superfamilyLepisosteoidea
familyLepisosteidaeCuvier 1825
genusLepisosteusde Lacepède 1803

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: freshwatero
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: nektonico
Diet: carnivoreo
Created: 2009-07-20 21:27:01
Modified: 2017-04-17 10:32:18
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Late/Upper Berriasian to the top of the Holocene or 145.00000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 132.9 Ma

Collections (367 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Berriasian - Valanginian145.0 - 132.9United Kingdom (England) L. fittonii (168982)
Albian113.0 - 100.5USA (Texas) L. sp. (14375 14391)
Late/Upper Albian - Early/Lower Cenomanian105.3 - 93.5USA (Utah) L. sp. (73611 73612)
Middle Turonian - Late/Upper Turonian93.5 - 89.3Uzbekistan (Navoi) L. turanensis (58168)
Early/Lower Coniacian89.3 - 85.8USA (Utah) L. sp. (14393)
Late/Upper Coniacian - Early/Lower Campanian89.3 - 70.6USA (Mississippi) L. sp. (164393)
Late/Upper Santonian85.8 - 83.5Canada (Alberta) L. sp. (48834 71485)
Late/Upper Santonian - Early/Lower Campanian85.8 - 70.6USA (Utah) L. sp. (14409)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1USA (Wyoming) L. sp. (35367)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1USA (Georgia) L. sp. (35289 70720)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Canada (Alberta) Atractosteus occidentalis (45819 45821 45894)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6Canada (Alberta) L. sp. (181024)
Judithian83.5 - 70.6USA (Wyoming) L. sp., L. occidentalis (14458)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Texas) L. sp. (68002)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Mexico (Coahuila) L. sp. (59114)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Canada (Alberta) Atractosteus occidentalis (34302 34303 34305 34307 34309 34310 34311 34312 34313 34315 34319 34320 34321 34322 45671 45674 45822 45892 45893 45897 45899) Atractosteus sp. (22640) L. sp. (22695 22696 22697 22698 45238 45260 45261 45262 45264 47784 47793 47807 47811 47812 47814 47816 98674 98677)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Delaware) L. sp. (27570)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Arizona) Lepisosteidae indet. (24915) L. sp. (32301)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (New Mexico) L. occidentalis (36449 36541 36542) L. sp. (52052 62481 62485 62536 62537)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6France (Languedoc-Roussillon) L. sp. (48850)