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Eocaecilia

Gymnophiona

Taxonomy
Eocaecilia was named by Jenkins and Walsh (1993). It is not extant. Its type is Eocaecilia micropodia. It is the type genus of Eocaeciliaidae.

It was assigned to Eocaeciliaidae by Jenkins and Walsh (1993); and to Gymnophiona by Gardner (2001) and Maddin et al. (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1993Eocaecilia Jenkins and Walsh p. 246
2001Eocaecilia Gardner p. 334 fig. 8
2012Eocaecilia Maddin et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
RankNameAuthor
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Temnospondyli()
Lissamphibia()
orderGymnophionaRafinesque 1814
genusEocaecilia

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: 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 Sinemurian to the top of the Pliensbachian or 199.30000 to 182.70000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Sinemurian - Pliensbachian199.3 - 182.7USA (Arizona) E. micropodia (27716)