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Ophiderpeton brownriggi

Ophiderpetontidae

Taxonomy
Ophiderpeton brownriggi was named by Wright and Huxley (1871). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Jarrow Colliery, which is in a Westphalian A terrestrial coal in Ireland.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1866Ophiderpeton brownriggi Wright and Huxley
1871Ophiderpeton brownriggi Wright and Huxley p. 364 figs. Plate 22, 1-4
1994Ophiderpeton brownriggi Milner p. 363
1998Ophiderpeton brownriggi Carroll et al. p. 179

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
RankNameAuthor
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
suborderAistopoda
familyOphiderpetontidaeSchwarz 1908
genusOphiderpetonHuxley 1866
speciesbrownriggi

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.

Ophiderpeton brownriggi Wright and Huxley 1871
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: brackish, freshwater, terrestrialuc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Created: 2017-04-17 15:15:19
Modified: 2017-04-17 15:15:19
Source: c = class, subp = subphylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Hendy et al. 2009, Carroll 1988

Age range: Westphalian A or 318.70000 to 316.90000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Westphalian A318.7 - 316.9Ireland (Lenister) Ophiderpeton brownriggi (type locality: 175806)