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Cladocyclus

Actinopteri - Ichthyodectiformes - Cladocyclidae

Taxonomy
Cladocyclus was named by Agassiz (1843) [Sepkoski's age data: K Nc K Apti Sepkoski's reference number: 915]. Its type is Cladocyclus gardneri. It is the type genus of Cladocyclidae.

It was assigned to Chirocentridae by Woodward (1901); to Pachycormiformes by Sepkoski (2002); and to Cladocyclidae by Cavin et al. (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1843Cladocyclus Agassiz p. 174
1901Cladocyclus Woodward p. 107
2002Cladocyclus Sepkoski, Jr.
2013Cladocyclus Cavin et al. p. 170

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
RankNameAuthor
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleosteomorpha
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
Osteossomorpha
orderIchthyodectiformesBardack and Sprinkle 1969
familyCladocyclidaeMaisey 1991
genusCladocyclus

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: 2009-07-20 21:09:47
Modified: 2009-07-20 23:23:33
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Early/Lower Albian to the top of the Late/Upper Cenomanian or 112.03000 to 93.50000 Ma

Collections (8 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Cretaceous145.0 - 100.5Brazil (Pernambuco) C. gardneri (193049 193050 193051 193052)
Late/Upper Aptian - Early/Lower Albian122.46 - 109.0Brazil (Pernacumbo) C. sp. (165422)
Albian113.0 - 100.5Brazil (Ceará) C. sp. (28052)
Early/Lower Albian112.03 - 109.0Italy (Campania) C. sp. (112631)
Late/Upper Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Morocco (Er Rachida) C. sp. (120457)