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Chondrichthyes - Mitsukurinidae

Anomotodon was named by Arambourg (1952) [Sepkoski's age data: K Apti-u T Mi-l Sepkoski's reference number: 884]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Mitsukurinidae by Long (1992) and Biddle (1993); and to Lamniformes by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1952Anomotodon Arambourg p. 54
1992Anomotodon Long p. 27
1993Anomotodon Biddle p. 203
2002Anomotodon Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
familyMitsukurinidaeJordan 1898
genusAnomotodonArambourg 1952

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.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marinesubp
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: nektonicc
Diet: carnivorec
Created: 2004-08-17 13:49:23
Modified: 2009-12-13 03:31:01
Source: c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Wagner 2017, Carroll 1988

Age range: base of the Turonian to the top of the Early/Lower Miocene or 93.90000 to 15.97000 Ma

Collections (26 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Turonian93.9 - 89.8USA (New Mexico) A. sp. (179267)
Santonian86.3 - 83.6Lebanon A. plicatus (92241)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Sweden (Skane) A. hermani (106411)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Sweden A. hermani (102883)
Campanian - Maastrichtian83.6 - 66.0Israel A. plicatus (35443 35444)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6Sweden (Skåne) A. hermani (74334)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6Sweden A. hermani (102886)
Late/Upper Campanian - Early/Lower Maastrichtian83.5 - 66.0Syria A. plicatus (117850 117852) A. sp., A. plicatus (117849)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Texas) A. toddi (61738)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Bulgaria (Pleven) A. sp. (105085)
Thanetian59.2 - 56.0France (Oise) A. novus (68175)
Late/Upper Paleocene58.7 - 55.8USA (Mississippi) A. sp. (62872)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8United Kingdom A. sheppeyensis (76601)
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3USA (Virginia) A. novus (15595)
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6USA (Mississippi) A. sp. (62890)
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6United Kingdom (England) A. sheppeyensis (3260)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Germany A. novus (121968)
Lutetian - Bartonian47.8 - 38.0Antarctica (Seymour Island) A. multidenticulata (53666)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0Spain A. sp. (141924)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (North Carolina) A. nova (5387)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Egypt A. sp. (137546 137548)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97USA (North Carolina) A. cravenensis (71660)