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Amelacanthus sulcatus

Chondrichthyes - Ctenacanthiformes - Ctenacanthidae

Taxonomy
Onchus sulcatus was named by Agassiz (1837). It is the type species of Amelacanthus.

It was recombined as Ctenacanthus sulcatus by Woodward (1891); it was recombined as Amelacanthus sulcatus by Agassiz (1837) and Koot et al. (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1837Amelacanthus sulcatus Agassiz
1837Onchus sulcatus Agassiz p. 8
1891Ctenacanthus sulcatus Woodward p. 101
2013Amelacanthus sulcatus Koot et al. p. 329 figs. 10F-J

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
orderCtenacanthiformes(Cappetta 1988)
familyCtenacanthidaeDean 1909
genusAmelacanthus
speciessulcatus()

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: 2009-07-21 06:57:49
Modified: 2009-07-21 08:57:49
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Wagner 2017, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Mississippian to the top of the Wordian or 358.90000 to 265.10000 Ma

Collections (5 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Mississippian358.9 - 323.2United Kingdom Ctenacanthus sulcatus (137333)
Wordian268.8 - 265.1Oman Amelacanthus sulcatus (140660 140664 140665 140666)