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Acroplous vorax

- Eobrachyopidae

Taxonomy
Acroplous vorax was named by Hotton (1959). Its type specimen is KUVP 28352, a partial skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Keats, Riley County, which is in a Sakmarian terrestrial shale in the Speiser Shale Formation of Kansas.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1959Acroplous vorax Hotton
2013Acroplous vorax Schoch
2014Acroplous vorax Schoch and Milner p. 36

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
RankNameAuthor
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Temnospondyli()
Eutemnospondyli
Rhachitomi()
Dvinosauria
superfamilyDvinosauroideaSäve-Söderbergh 1935
familyEobrachyopidaeShishkin 1964
genusAcroplous
speciesvorax

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: brackish, freshwater, terrestrialuc
Locomotion: actively mobilesubo
Life habit: amphibioussubo
Diet: carnivoresubo
Created: 2009-07-20 21:44:54
Modified: 2009-07-20 23:44:54
Source: subo = suborder, subp = subphylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Asselian to the top of the Sakmarian or 298.90000 to 290.10000 Ma

Collections (4 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Asselian298.9 - 295.5USA (Nebraska) Acroplous vorax (162676 179620)
Sakmarian295.5 - 290.1USA (Kansas) Acroplous vorax (type locality: 179595 180979)