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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1885Antiarcha Cope
1885Antiarchi Cope
1898Antiarcha Gadow p. 4
1902Antiarcha Hay p. 342
1975Antiarcha Denison p. 23
1986Antiarchiformes Grande and Eastman
1999Antiarchi Dineley and Metcalf p. 11
2001Antiarchi Thomson and Thomas p. 683
2002Antiarcha Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Antiarchi Moloshnikov
2010Antiarcha Young p. 527
2011Antiarchiformes Long p. 242

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phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subclassPlacodermi(M'Coy 1848)
orderAntiarchaCope 1885
orderAntiarchaCope 1885

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.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marinesubp
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: nektonicc
Diet: carnivorec
Created: 2004-08-17 14:32:58
Modified: 2004-08-17 16:32:58
Source: c = class, subp = subphylum
Reference: Carroll 1988

Age range: base of the Gorstian to the top of the Rhaetian or 427.40000 to 201.30000 Ma

Collections (19 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Gorstian427.4 - 425.6China (Junnan) Silurolepis platydorsalis (182557)
Lochkovian419.2 - 410.8China (Yunnan) Phymolepis cuifengshanensis, Phymolepis guoruii, Yunnanolepis chii, Yunnanolepis parvus, Yunnanolepis porifera, Yunnanolepis sp., Zhanjilepis aspratilis, Zhanjilepis sp. (162781) Yunnanolepis chii, Yunnanolepis parvus, Yunnanolepis porifera, Zhanjilepis aspratilis (173380)
Lochkovian419.2 - 410.8China (Guangxi) Yunnanolepis sp. (4005 4007)
Emsian407.6 - 393.3Australia (Queensland) Pterichthyodid anitarch (119809)
Eifelian393.3 - 387.7Canada (Nunavut) Asterolepis sp. (26588 26592)
Early/Lower Frasnian383.7 - 382.4Russian Federation Asterolepis radiata, Asterolepis syasiensis, Asterolepis sp., Asterolepis ornata (90343)
Frasnian382.7 - 372.2USA (Pennsylvania) Bothriolepis minor (164512)
Frasnian382.7 - 372.2Canada (Quebec) Bothriolepis canadensis (179176)
Frasnian382.7 - 372.2USA (Colorado) Bothriolepis coloradensis (207898)
Late/Upper Devonian382.7 - 358.9Ukraine (Volyno-Podoliya) Macrodontophion sp. (64101)
Late/Upper Devonian382.7 - 358.9USA (Virginia) Bothriolepis virginiensis (103795)
Late/Upper Devonian382.7 - 358.9Norway Asterolepidae sp. (154904)
Famennian372.2 - 358.9USA (Pennsylvania) Bothriolepis nitidus (164511) Bothriolepis sp. (28211)
Mississippian358.9 - 323.2United Kingdom Asterolepis verrucosa (132781)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3Germany (Baden-W├╝rttemberg) Asterolepis sp. (91635)