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Aetheodontus

Actinopteri - Perleidiformes - Perleididae

Taxonomy
Aetheodontus was named by Brough (1939) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Ladi-l Sepkoski's reference number: 1038]. Its type is Aetheodontus besanensis.

It was assigned to Aetheodontidae by Brough (1939); to Perleididae by Bürgin (1992); and to Perleidiformes by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1939Aetheodontus Brough p. 52
1992Aetheodontus Bürgin p. 71
2002Aetheodontus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassChondrostei(Müller 1844)
orderPerleidiformesBerg 1937
familyPerleididaeBrough 1931
genusAetheodontus

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 mobilec
Diet: grazerf
Diet 2: detritivoref
Created: 2014-02-08 20:12:07
Modified: 2014-02-08 20:12:07
Source: f = family, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Neuman and Wilson 1985

Age range: Illyrian or 247.20000 to 242.00000 Ma

Collections (4 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Illyrian247.2 - 242.0Switzerland A. besanensis (122057 122058 122060)
Illyrian247.2 - 242.0Italy A. besanensis (122150)