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Merluccius fimbriatus

Actinopteri - Gadiformes - Merlucciidae

Taxonomy
Merluccius fimbriatus was named by Stinton (1957). Its type specimen is NMV P 16951, an otolith, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Balcombe Bay, Langhian, which is in a Langhian marine marl in Australia.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1957Merluccius fimbriatus Stinton p. 84

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii()
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleosteomorpha
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
Teleocephalade Pinna 1996
RankNameAuthor
ClupeocephalaPatterson and Rosen 1977
Euteleosteomorpha
NeoteleosteiRosen 1973
Eurypterygia(Rosen 1973)
Ctenosquamata
Acanthomorphata(Rosen 1973)
Paracanthomorphacea
Zeiogadaria
Gadariae
orderGadiformesGoodrich 1909
suborderGadoidei
familyMerlucciidaeGill 1884
genusMerlucciusRafinesque 1810
speciesfimbriatus

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.

Merluccius fimbriatus Stinton 1957
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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 21:19:31
Modified: 2009-07-20 23:19:31
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Chattian to the top of the Langhian or 28.10000 to 13.82000 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Chattian28.1 - 23.03Australia (Victoria) Merluccius fimbriatus (48647)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82Australia (Victoria) Merluccius fimbriatus (46165 type locality: 219137)