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Copodontiformes

Chondrichthyes - Copodontiformes

Taxonomy
Copodontiformes was named by Obruchev (1953). It is not extant.

It was assigned to Chondrichthyes by Sepkoski (2002); to Holocephalimorpha by Nelson (2006); to Holocephali by Darras et al. (2008); and to Holocephalomorpha by Long (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1953Copodontiformes Obruchev
2002Copodontiformes Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Copodontiformes Nelson p. 44
2008Copodontiformes Darras et al. p. 301
2011Copodontiformes Long p. 242

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
RankNameAuthor
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
subclassHolocephali(Bonaparte 1832)
superorderHolocephalomorphaLund 1986
orderCopodontiformesObruchev 1953
orderCopodontiformesObruchev 1953

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
Created: 2009-07-21 06:36:22
Modified: 2009-07-21 08:36:22
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Wagner 2017, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Givetian to the top of the Wuchiapingian or 387.70000 to 254.17000 Ma

Collections (4 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Givetian387.7 - 382.7France (Nord-Pas-de-Calais) Melanodus loonesi (90628)
Mississippian358.9 - 323.2United Kingdom Copodus cornutus, Copodus spatulatus, Copodus furcatus, Mesogomphus lingua, Pleurogomphus auriculatus (137333)
Pennsylvanian323.2 - 298.9United Kingdom Copodus cornutus, Copodus minimus (137322)
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17Greenland Copodus sp. (122142)