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Caturus agassizi

Actinopteri - Amiiformes - Caturidae

Taxonomy
Endactis agassizi was named by Egerton (1858). Its type specimen is BMNH P567, a partial skeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Lyme Regis, Egerton collection, which is in a Sinemurian marine horizon in the United Kingdom.

It was recombined as Caturus agassizi by Woodward (1895).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1858Endactis agassizi Egerton figs. Pl 4
1895Caturus agassizi Woodward p. 342

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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
speciesagassizi()

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: Early/Lower Sinemurian or 196.50000 to 189.60000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Sinemurian196.5 - 189.6United Kingdom (England) Endactis agassizi (122153 type locality: 122154)