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Selachii (shark)

Chondrichthyes -

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1898Selachii Gadow p. 5
1902Selacha Hay p. 274
1904Selachii Case p. 74
1904Selachii Eastman p. 71
1906Selachii Andrews p. 317
1911Selachii Jaekel p. 55
1912Selachii Fedorowski p. 55
1916Selachii Woodward p. 3
1933Selachii Gunnell
1934Selachii Säve-Söderbergh p. 17
1963Selachii Jordan p. 590
1970Selachii Applegate p. 393
1971Selachii Sykes p. 13
1975Selachii Herman p. 17
1978Selachii Case p. 180
1979Selachii Case p. 79
1981Selachii Thurmond and Jones p. 39
1987Selachii Kumar and Loyal p. 62
1988Selachii Case and Schwimmer p. 291
2011Selachii Long p. 242
2019Selachii Ebersole et al. p. 15

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phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977

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 mobileo
Life habit: nektonico
Diet: carnivoreo
Created: 2009-07-21 07:18:00
Modified: 2009-07-21 09:18:00
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Wagner 2017, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Mississippian to the top of the Holocene or 358.90000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 323.2 Ma

Collections (1441 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Mississippian358.9 - 323.2United Kingdom Cosmacanthus marginalis, Cosmacanthus carinatus, Nemacanthus priscus, Lispacanthus retrogradus (137333)
Pennsylvanian323.2 - 298.9United Kingdom Centrodus striatulus (132777)
Desmoinesian313.8 - 305.9USA (Oklahoma) Selachii indet. (91530)
Kasimovian307.0 - 303.7USA (Missouri) Cooperella striatula, Cooperella selluliformis, Cooperella subsulcata, Cooperella eroda, Cooperella rectistriata, Cooperella typicalis, Moreyella aviculiformis (132626) Fortscottella gemmicula (132613) Kirkella typicalis, Kirkella indentata (132631) Moreyella trilobata, Cooperella sp. (132633) Moreyella typicalis (132634)
Gzhelian303.7 - 298.9USA (Kansas) Cooperella striata, Hammondella globosa, Hammondella crassa, Kirkella elliptica (132617)
Virgilian303.4 - 298.9USA (Nebraska) Moreyella sp. (94391)
Aegean - Bithynian247.2 - 242.0Germany (Baden-Württemberg) Selachii indet. (109490)
Bithynian247.2 - 242.0Poland Reifia minuta (149691)
Anisian - Carnian247.2 - 228.0Zambia (Eastern) Hybodontoidei indet. (151894)
Fassanian242.0 - 235.0Poland Heterodontus sp. (149685)
Carnian237.0 - 228.0Germany Selachii indet. (206036)
Carnian237.0 - 228.0Austria (Tyrol) Selachii indet. (202331)
Carnian237.0 - 228.0Austria Selachii indet. (206002)
Lacian221.5 - 215.56Germany Reifia minuta (120932)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3France (Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur Region) Pseudocetorhinus pickfordi (166561)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3Germany (Baden-Württemberg) Strophodus sp., Selachii indet. (131422)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3France (Franche-Comté) Hemipristis lavigniensis (149394) Strophodus sp. (149397)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3France (Jura) Pseudocetorhinus pickfordi (60566 60568)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3United Kingdom (England) Pseudocetorhinus pickfordi (120898)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3Luxembourg Pseudocetorhinus pickfordi (67895)