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Cestracion novozelandicus

Chondrichthyes - Heterodontiformes - Heterodontidae

Taxonomy
Cestracion novozelandicus was named by Chapman (1918). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Coleridge Gully, which is in a Miocene marine horizon in New Zealand.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1918Cestracion novozelandicus Chapman p. 7 figs. Plate VII, Figs. 8a-c
1924Cestracion novozelandicus Chapman and Cudmore p. 112

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
RankNameAuthor
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Selachii
superorderGaleomorphi
orderHeterodontiformesBerg 1940
familyHeterodontidaeGray 1851
genusCestracionde Blainville 1816
speciesnovozelandicus

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: 2009-07-21 07:18:00
Modified: 2009-07-21 09:18:00
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Wagner 2017, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Messinian or 7.24600 to 5.33300 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Miocene23.03 - 5.333New Zealand (South Island) Cestracion novozelandicus (type locality: 202913)
Messinian7.246 - 5.333Australia (Victoria) Cestracion novozelandicus (46167)