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Albanerpetontidae

- Albanerpetontidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1981Nukusurus Nessov
1981Nukusurus insuetus Nessov
1982Albanerpetontidae Fox and Naylor p. 120
1995Albanerpetontidae McGowan and Evans
1997Nukusurus Nessov p. 161
1997Nukusurus sodalis Nessov p. 161
1999Albanerpetontidae Gardner p. 531
2000Albanerpetontidae Gardner p. 65
2001Albanerpetontidae Gardner p. 334 fig. 8
2001Albanerpetontidae Peng et al. p. 22
2002Albanerpetontidae Böhme p. 340
2003Albanerpetontidae Gardner et al. p. 302
2008Albanerpetontidae Anderson et al. p. 517
2008Albanerpetontidae Böhme p. 165
2010Albanerpetontidae Böhme p. 10
2012Albanerpetontidae Maddin et al.
2018Albanerpetontidae Matsumoto and Evans p. 6

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
RankNameAuthor
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Temnospondyli()
Lissamphibia()
familyAlbanerpetontidae
familyAlbanerpetontidae

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
R. C. Fox and B. G. Naylor 1982Small, tailed amphibians having limbs; teeth pleurodont, chisel-like, non-pedicellate; dentaries with lobate, interdigitating symphysis; quadrate-articular joint strongly convexo-concave; large lacrimal, extending between naris and orbit and bearing broad external groove; frontals fused; parietals with postorbital process; first three cervical vertebra uniquely specialized; rib-bearers on dorsal vertebrae unicipital.
J. D. Gardner 2000Clade of lissamphibians differing from all other vertebrates in the following two autapomorphies: mortise and tenon style intermandibular joint and first three vertebrae comprised ofan atlas lacking postzygapophyses and having posterior cotyle with articular face indented by tripartite facets and dorsal and ventrolateral margins deeply emarginate, a neomorphic 'axis' lacking neural arch and transverse processes, and first trunk vertebra lacking prezygapophyses, but having anterior end of neural arch extending craniad above axis to fit into complementary notch in posterior edge of atlantal neural arch. Differs from other temnospondyls in five synapomorphies: crowns on marginal teeth labiolingually compressed and distally bear three faint cuspules arranged mesiodistally; joint between skull and mandible nearly vertical; and frontals fused, with prominent internasal process and two pairs of slots for mortise and tenon contact with paired nasals anteriorly and paired prefrontals anterolaterally. Differs further from some amphibamids and most lissamphibians in one homoplasy: marginal teeth non-pedicellate in adults. Among lissamphibians, lacks respective autapomorphies of gymnophionans, caudates, and salientians; more derived than gymnophionans and resembles caudates and batrachians in lacking surangular, splenials, and coronoids, but differs from last two groups in primitively retaining a posteriorly closed maxillary arcade, concave articular receiving convex quadrate, more than 20 presacral vertebrae, ossified pubis, and dermal scales. Primitively differs further from apodans, anurans, and many urodeles in retaining lacrimal and from apodans, salientians, and some urodeles in retaining odontoid process.
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: brackish, freshwater, terrestrialsubp
Locomotion: actively mobilesubo
Life habit: amphibioussubo
Diet: carnivoresubo
Created: 2009-07-20 21:44:54
Modified: 2009-07-20 23:44:54
Source: subo = suborder, subp = subphylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Bathonian to the top of the Villanyian or 167.70000 to 2.58800 Ma

Collections (191 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Bathonian168.3 - 166.1Morocco (Figuig) Albanerpetontidae indet. (176120)
Early/Lower Bathonian167.7 - 164.7France (Midi-Pyrénées) Albanerpetontidae indet. (61377)
Early/Lower Bathonian167.7 - 164.7United Kingdom (England) Albanerpetontidae indet. (31054)
Late/Upper Bathonian167.7 - 164.7United Kingdom (England) Albanerpeton sp. (39075) Albanerpetontidae indet. (57124 57125 57139)
Late/Upper Oxfordian - Late/Upper Kimmeridgian161.2 - 150.8Portugal (Lisboa) Celtedens sp. (69708)
Kimmeridgian157.3 - 152.1Portugal (Leiria) Celtedens megacephalus (24563)
Late/Upper Kimmeridgian - Early/Lower Tithonian155.7 - 145.0Portugal (Lisboa) Albanerpetontidae indet. (49230)
Early/Lower Tithonian150.8 - 145.0France (Poitou-Charentes) Albanerpetontidae indet. (164377)
Middle Berriasian145.0 - 140.2United Kingdom (England) Albanerpeton sp. (28401) Celtedens megacephalus (28995 52312)
Berriasian145.0 - 139.8Morocco (Figuig) Albanerpetontidae indet. (45726)
Berriasian145.0 - 139.8France (Poitou-Charentes) Albanerpetontidae indet. (61930)
Berriasian145.0 - 139.8United Kingdom (England) Albanerpetontidae indet. (90724)
Berriasian145.0 - 139.8Sweden (Skåne) Celtedens indet. (118043) Celtedens sp. (118042)
Late/Upper Berriasian - Late/Upper Valanginian145.0 - 136.4USA (South Dakota) Albanerpetontidae indet. (135449)
Valanginian139.8 - 132.9Japan (Ishikawa) Shirerpeton isajii (32324)
Late/Upper Hauterivian - Early/Lower Barremian136.4 - 125.45Spain (Aragón) Albanerpetontidae indet. (53921)
Early/Lower Barremian130.0 - 125.45Spain (Teruel) Albanerpeton megacephalus (36365 67985)
Late/Upper Barremian130.0 - 125.45Spain (Cuenca) Albanerpetontidae indet. (61319 61889 122078) Celtedens ibericus (28006)
Barremian129.4 - 125.0Spain (Castilla-La Mancha) Albanerpetontidae indet. (166749)
Barremian129.4 - 125.0United Kingdom (England) Albanerpetontidae indet. (46875) Wesserpeton evansae (101090 101091)
Aptian - Albian125.0 - 100.5USA (Wyoming) Albanerpeton sp. (137567 137577)
Late/Upper Aptian - Early/Lower Albian122.46 - 109.0USA (Oklahoma) Albanerpeton arthridion (14392)
Albian113.0 - 100.5USA (Montana) Albanerpetontidae indet. (14380)
Albian113.0 - 100.5USA (Wyoming) Albanerpeton sp. (137562)
Albian113.0 - 100.5USA (Texas) Albanerpeton arthridion (14375 14388 52045)
Early/Lower Albian112.03 - 109.0Italy (Campania) Triton megacephalus (112631)
Late/Upper Albian - Early/Lower Cenomanian105.3 - 93.5USA (Utah) Albanerpetontidae indet. (14398 14400 14402 14407) Albanerpetontidae indet., Albanerpeton nexuosus (14396 14399)
Cenomanian100.5 - 93.9USA (Utah) Albanerpetontidae indet., Albanerpeton nexuosum (14385)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Uzbekistan (Karakalpakstan) Nukusurus insuetus (68823)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Uzbekistan (Navoi) Albanerpeton sp., Nukusurus insuetus (64684) Albanerpetontidae indet. (64685)
Middle Cenomanian - Late/Upper Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5USA (Utah) Albanerpetontidae indet. (73432 73433)
Late/Upper Turonian93.5 - 89.3USA (Utah) Albanerpetontidae indet. (14416) Albanerpetontidae indet., Albanerpeton cifellii (14415)
Middle Turonian - Late/Upper Turonian93.5 - 89.3Uzbekistan (Navoi) Nukusurus sodalis (58174)
Coniacian - Santonian89.8 - 83.6USA (Utah) Albanerpetontidae indet. (14389)
Santonian86.3 - 83.6Hungary (Veszprém) Albanerpetontidae indet. (48722)
Early/Lower Santonian85.8 - 83.5USA (Utah) Albanerpetontidae indet. (181389)
Late/Upper Santonian85.8 - 83.5Canada (Alberta) Albanerpeton nexuosus, Albanerpeton galaktion (14422 14426 14427 146190) Albanerpeton sp., Albanerpeton nexuosus, Albanerpeton galaktion (14425) Albanerpetontidae indet., Albanerpeton nexuosus, Albanerpeton galaktion (14423 14428)
Late/Upper Santonian85.8 - 83.5USA (Utah) Albanerpetontidae indet., Albanerpeton nexuosum (181388)
Late/Upper Santonian - Early/Lower Campanian85.8 - 70.6USA (Utah) Albanerpetontidae indet. (14413)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Canada (Alberta) Albanerpeton sp. (45819 45821 45894)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (North Carolina) Albanerpetontidae indet. (128412)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Utah) Albanerpetontidae indet. (14421 14429 61844 75840 75845)
Judithian83.5 - 70.6USA (New Jersey) Albanerpetontidae indet. (14455)
Judithian83.5 - 70.6USA (Texas) Albanerpeton nexuosus, Albanerpeton gracilis, Albanerpeton nexuosum, Albanerpeton sp. (14489)
Judithian83.5 - 70.6USA (Utah) Albanerpetontidae indet. (14467)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (New Mexico) Albanerpetontidae indet. (56622) Albanerpetontidae indet., Albanerpeton nexuosus (56627)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6France (Languedoc-Roussillon) Amphibia indet. (48870)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Canada (Alberta) Albanerpeton galaktion, Albanerpeton gracilis (45893) Albanerpeton gracilis (45899 67872 67873 67878 146195 146196 146197) Albanerpeton sp. (45822 45892 45898 98674) Albanerpeton sp., Albanerpeton galaktion (45674) Albanerpetontidae indet., Albanerpeton gracilis (146198)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Spain (Castilla y Leon) Albanerpeton sp. (28406)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Utah) Albanerpetontidae indet., Albanerpeton nexuosus (75846) Albanerpetontidae indet., Albanerpeton nexuosus, Albanerpeton galaktion, Albanerpeton gracilis (14466)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6France (Bouches-du-Rhône) Albanerpetontidae indet. (59269)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Texas) Albanerpeton sp. (68002 68003 68004) Albanerpeton sp., Albanerpetontidae indet. (68001)
Middle Campanian83.5 - 70.6Canada (Alberta) Albanerpeton galaktion, Albanerpeton gracilis (45567) Albanerpeton gracilis (146191 146193 146194) Albanerpeton nexuosus, Albanerpeton galaktion, Albanerpeton gracilis (45566 47794) Albanerpeton sp. (45560 45565 45670 45820) Albanerpetontidae indet. (45561)
Middle Campanian - Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Canada (Saskatchewan) Albanerpetontidae indet. (14494)
Middle Campanian - Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Montana) Albanerpetontidae indet. (14446)
Late/Upper Campanian - Early/Lower Maastrichtian83.5 - 66.0Spain (Valencia) Albanerpetontidae indet. (132492)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (Montana) Albanerpeton nexuosus (183109) Albanerpetontidae indet., Albanerpeton nexuosus (13142)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Romania (Hunedoara) Albanerpeton sp. (13334 48445 67808 67809) Albanerpetontidae indet. (67810)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (North Dakota) Albanerpetontidae indet. (45102 45120)
Early/Lower Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Texas) Albanerpetontidae indet. (68007)
Early/Lower Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Romania (Alba) Albanerpeton sp. (115074)
Edmontonian70.6 - 66.0Canada (Alberta) Albanerpetontidae indet. (14502)
Edmontonian70.6 - 66.0USA (Montana) Albanerpetontidae indet. (14503)
Lancian70.6 - 66.0Canada (Alberta) Albanerpetontidae indet. (14630)
Lancian70.6 - 66.0USA (Colorado) Albanerpeton sp. (14640)
Lancian70.6 - 66.0Canada (Saskatchewan) Albanerpeton sp. (14655) Albanerpetontidae indet. (14558)
Lancian70.6 - 66.0USA (Wyoming) Albanerpetontidae indet., Albanerpeton nexuosus (14519) Albanerpetontidae indet., Albanerpeton nexuosus, Albanerpeton galaktion (14514)
Lancian70.6 - 66.0USA (Montana) Albanerpeton galaktion, Albanerpeton nexuosum (144499) Albanerpeton nexuosum (144505 144506) Albanerpetontidae indet. (14549 144500 192240) Albanerpetontidae indet., Albanerpeton galaktion (144502)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Romania (Hunedoara) Albanerpeton sp. (67811 67818 67819 67820 193944) Albanerpeton sp., Celtedens sp. (67817) Albanerpetontidae indet. (26369 27894 97948 193942)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0France (Haute-Garonne) Albanerpetontidae indet. (118194 148954)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Spain (Valencia) Amphibia indet. (47035)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Spain (Aragón) Albanerpeton nexuosum (45437)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Wyoming) Albanerpetontidae indet., Albanerpeton nexuosus (14585)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (South Dakota) Albanerpetontidae indet. (157189)
To363.3 - 61.7Canada (Alberta) Albanerpetontidae indet. (14894)
Ti161.7 - 56.8Canada (Alberta) Albanerpeton sp. nov. (14939)
Ti361.7 - 56.8Canada (Alberta) Albanerpeton sp. nov. (14992)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8Canada (Alberta) Albanerpeton sp. (14929 14938)
Early/Lower Oligocene33.9 - 28.4Germany Albanerpeton sp. (36984)
MP 2233.9 - 28.4Germany (Baden-Württemberg) Albanerpetontidae indet. (118196)
MP 3028.4 - 23.03Germany (Bavaria) Albanerpeton sp., Albanerpeton inexpectatum (84364)
Burdigalian - Langhian20.44 - 13.82Germany (Bayern) Albanerpeton inexpectatum (48320)
MN 320.0 - 16.9Germany (Baden-Württemberg) Albanerpeton inexpectatum (69179)
MN 320.0 - 16.9Germany (Bavaria) Albanerpeton inexpectatum (68040)
Orleanian20.0 - 15.97Czech Republic (Ústí nad Labem) Albanerpeton inexpectatum (48173)
MN 416.9 - 15.97Austria (Styria) Albanerpeton inexpectatum (74538 74539)
MN 416.9 - 15.97Germany (Bavaria) Albanerpeton inexpectatum (28629 159022)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82Germany (Bayern) Albanerpeton inexpectatum (45612 45613)
MN 515.97 - 13.65Germany (Bavaria) Albanerpeton inexpectatum (34615 49418)
MN 515.97 - 13.65Austria Albanerpeton inexpectatum (45836) Albanerpeton sp. (174066 174067)
Langhian - Serravallian15.97 - 11.62France (Midi-Pyrenees) Albanerpeton inexpectatum (32191)
MN 5 - MN 7 + 815.97 - 11.1France (Rhône-Alpes) Albanerpeton inexpectatum (110928)
MN 7 + 812.75 - 11.1France (Rhône-Alpes) Albanerpeton inexpectatum (136199)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Germany (Bayern) Albanerpeton inexpectatum (48321)
MN 911.1 - 9.7Austria Albanerpeton inexpectatum (66943)
MN 911.1 - 9.7Hungary (Heves) Albanerpetontidae indet. (168191)
Ruscinian - Villanyian5.333 - 2.588Hungary (Barany) Albanerpeton sp. (35354)