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Pteraspidomorpha - Thelodontidae

Nostolepis was named by Pander (1856) [Sepkoski's age data: S Wenl D Give-l Sepkoski's reference number: 455,645]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Thelodontidae by Jordan (1963); and to Climatiiformes by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1856Nostolepis Pander
1963Nostolepis Jordan p. 585
2002Nostolepis Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
superclassPteraspidomorphi(Goodrich 1909)
subclassHeterostraciLankester 1868
genusNostolepisPander 1856

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: hydroxyapatitesubp
Locomotion: actively mobilep
Created: 2007-09-27 04:49:26
Modified: 2017-03-09 14:07:44
Source: subp = subphylum, p = phylum
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Homerian to the top of the Emsian or 430.50000 to 393.30000 Ma

Collections (26 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Homerian430.5 - 427.4China (Sichuan) N. tewonensis (182550)
Ludlow427.4 - 423.0Canada (Northwest Territories) N. sp. (534)
Ludfordian425.6 - 423.0China (Junnan) N. sp. (182558)
Ludfordian425.6 - 423.0Sweden (Gotland) N. striata (13820)
Kaugetuma423.0 - 419.2Estonia N. striata, N. gracilis (195606)
Ohesaare423.0 - 419.2Estonia (Saare) N. striata, N. gracilis (193837)
Ohesaare423.0 - 419.2Estonia N. striata, N. gracilis (13831)
Pridoli423.0 - 419.2Estonia N. striata (13829) N. striata, N. gracilis (13830)
Pridoli423.0 - 419.2China (Junnan) N. sp., N. striata, N. sinica (182559)
Paadla422.9 - 419.2Estonia N. striata (13826 13827)
Kuressaare421.3 - 419.2Estonia N. striata (13828)
Kuressaare421.3 - 419.2Estonia (Saare) N. striata (195605)
Lochkovian419.2 - 410.8Russian Federation N. sp. (26672 26673)
Lochkovian419.2 - 410.8China (Yunnan) N. sp. (162781)
Lochkovian419.2 - 410.8France N. sp. (26983)
Early/Lower Emsian409.1 - 402.5Russian Federation N. sp. A (35710) N. sp. A, N. sp. (35711) N. sp. A, N. sp. B (35712 35713)
Emsian407.6 - 393.3New Zealand N. striata, N. gracilis (40524)
Late/Upper Emsian402.5 - 391.9Russian Federation N. sp. A (35720) N. sp. A, N. sp. B, N. sp. (35718) N. sp. C (35715)