Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy   Age range and collections

Thelodus

- Coelolepidae

Taxonomy
Thelodus was named by Agassiz (1839) [Sepkoski's age data: S Ldov-u S Prid]. It is not extant. Its type is Shielia taiti.

It was assigned to Thelodontidae by Jordan (1963); to Thelodontiformes by Sepkoski (2002); and to Coelolepidae by Woodward (1891) and Marss and Karatajute-Talimaa (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1839Thelodus Agassiz
1891Thelodus Woodward p. 158
1963Thelodus Jordan p. 585
2002Thelodus Marss and Karatajute-Talimaa p. 400
2002Thelodus Sepkoski, Jr.

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
RankNameAuthor
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
superclassThelodontida
familyCoelolepidae(Pander 1856)
genusThelodusAgassiz 1839

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