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Dinichthys

Arthrodira - Dinichthyidae

Taxonomy
Dinichthys was named by Newberry (1873) [Sepkoski's age data: D Fras-m Sepkoski's reference number: 521]. Its type is Dinichthys hertzeri.

It was assigned to Arthrodira by Woodward (1891) and Sepkoski (2002); and to Dinichthyidae by Jordan (1963), Obruchev (1964) and Carr and Hlavin (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1873Dinichthys Newberry
1891Dinichthys Woodward p. 300
1963Dinichthys Jordan p. 588
1964Dinichthys Obruchev p. 205
2002Dinichthys Sepkoski, Jr.
2010Dinichthys Carr and Hlavin p. 198

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
Osteichthyes()
subclassPlacodermi(M'Coy 1848)
orderArthrodiraWoodward 1891
EubrachythoraciMiles 1971
AspinothoracidiMiles and Dennis 1979
familyDinichthyidaeNewberry 1888
genusDinichthysNewberry 1873

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: carnivoreo
Created: 2004-08-17 14:23:32
Modified: 2004-08-17 16:33:26
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
Reference: Carroll 1988

Age range: base of the Early/Lower Givetian to the top of the Late/Upper Famennian or 388.10000 to 360.70000 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Givetian388.1 - 383.7Canada (Manitoba) D. sp. (624)
Famennian372.2 - 358.9USA (Ohio) D. herzeri (181411)
Late/Upper Famennian364.7 - 360.7USA (Missouri) D. sp. (6026)