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Listracanthus

Chondrichthyes - Listracanthidae

Taxonomy
Listracanthus was named by Newberry and Worthen (1870). It is not extant. Its type is Listracanthus hystrix. It is the type genus of Listracanthidae.

It was assigned to Chondrichthyes by Mutter and Neuman (2006); and to Listracanthidae by Martill et al. (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1870Listracanthus Newberry and Worthen
2006Listracanthus Mutter and Neuman p. 274
2014Listracanthus Martill et al. p. 524

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
RankNameAuthor
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
familyListracanthidae
genusListracanthusNewberry and Worthen 1870

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
Life habit: nektonicc
Diet: carnivorec
Created: 2004-08-17 13:49:23
Modified: 2009-12-13 03:31:01
Source: c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Wagner 2017, Carroll 1988

Age range: base of the Arnsbergian to the top of the Smithian or 326.40000 to 247.20000 Ma

Collections (13 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Arnsbergian326.4 - 318.1United Kingdom (England) L. sp. (8456 8628)
Pendleian - Yeadonian326.4 - 314.6United Kingdom (England) L. sp. (41184 41223 41225 41259)
Moscovian315.2 - 307.0USA (South Dakota) L. histrix (132341)
Kasimovian307.0 - 303.7USA (Kansas) L. hystrix (132333)
Sakmarian295.5 - 290.1Russian Federation (Chelyabinsk) L. sp. (90288)
Early/Lower Triassic252.17 - 247.2Canada (British Columbia) L. pectenatus (90693 90694)
Smithian251.3 - 247.2Canada (British Columbia) L. pectenatus (119095) L. sp. (90301)