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Caturus porteri

Actinopteri - Amiiformes - Caturidae

Taxonomy
Caturus porteri was named by Rayner (1948). Its type specimen is BMNH 29049, a skull, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Christian Malford, which is in a Callovian offshore mudstone in the Oxford Clay Formation of the United Kingdom.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1948Caturus porteri Rayner p. 289 figs. pl. 19, fig 36

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
RankNameAuthor
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
infraclassHolostei(Müller 1846)
orderAmiiformesHay 1929
familyCaturidaeOwen 1860
genusCaturus
speciesporteri

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: nektobenthico
Diet: carnivoreo
Diet 2: piscivoreo
Created: 2009-07-20 20:51:40
Modified: 2013-12-06 11:51:31
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Callovian or 166.10000 to 163.50000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Callovian166.1 - 163.5United Kingdom (England) Caturus porteri (type locality: 130656)