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Mesoclupea

Actinopteri - Ichthyodectiformes

Taxonomy
Mesoclupea is a genus. It is not extant. Its type is Mesoclupea showchangensis.

It was assigned to Pachycormiformes by Sepkoski (2002); and to Ichthyodectiformes by Cavin et al. (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Mesoclupea Sepkoski, Jr.
2013Mesoclupea Cavin et al. p. 150

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

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
Collections
No collection or age range data are available