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Weltonia

Chondrichthyes - Hexanchiformes

Taxonomy
Weltonia is a genus. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Hexanchiformes by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Weltonia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Selachii
superorderSqualimorphi
orderHexanchiformesde Buen 1926
genusWeltonia

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: nektonico
Diet: carnivoreo
Created: 2009-07-21 07:04:38
Modified: 2009-07-21 09:04:38
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Wagner 2017, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Early/Lower Paleocene to the top of the Early/Lower Eocene or 66.00000 to 48.60000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Paleocene66.0 - 61.7USA (New Jersey) W. ancistrodon (62840)
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6Jordan W. sp. (65225)