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Acipenseridae

Actinopteri - Acipenseriformes - Acipenseridae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1831Acipenseridae Bonaparte
1964Acipenseridae Estes p. 20
1969Acipenseridae Estes p. 3
1970Acipenseridae Applegate p. 398
1981Acipenseridae Thurmond and Jones p. 81
1996Acipenseridae Grande and Bemis p. 109 fig. 11
2001Acipenseridae Peng et al. p. 11
2001Acipenseridae Purdy et al. p. 161
2006Acipenseridae Grande and Hilton p. 5
2013Acipenseridae Betancur-R. et al.
2118Acipenseridae Carnevale and Godfrey p. 163

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassChondrostei(Müller 1844)
orderAcipenseriformesBerg 1940
familyAcipenseridaeBonaparte 1831
familyAcipenseridaeBonaparte 1831

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: nektobenthico
Diet: carnivoreo
Created: 2009-07-20 20:46:22
Modified: 2009-07-20 22:46:22
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Maastrichtian to the top of the Holocene or 72.10000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 70.6 Ma

Collections (111 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Santonian - Early/Lower Campanian85.8 - 70.6USA (Alabama) Propenser hewletti (81932 81934)
Judithian83.5 - 70.6USA (New Jersey) Acipenser sp. (14455)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Canada (Alberta) Acipenser albertensis (22695 22696 22697 22698 34302 34303 34305 34307 34309 34310 34311 34312 34313 34315 34319 34321 34322 45238 45262 47807 47814 47816) Acipenser sp. (22640 36264 98674)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (New Mexico) Acipenser eruciferus (36449 36541)
Middle Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Montana) Psammorhynchus longipinnis (69281)
Middle Campanian83.5 - 70.6Canada (Alberta) Acipenser albertensis (47794) Acipenser sp. (47809) Acipenseridae indet. (45560 45561 45564 45670 45820)
Middle Campanian - Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Montana) Acipenser sp. (14437 14462 14490)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (Montana) Acipenser eruciferus (13142) Acipenser sp. (85498 85499)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (North Dakota) Acipenser sp. (45099 45109 45111 45122 45133 45144 45145)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Russian Federation (Volgograd) Acipenser gigantissimus (142788)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (South Dakota) Acipenser sp. (45390)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (Wyoming) Acipenser sp. (45843)
Early/Lower Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Canada (Alberta) Acipenser sp. (55363)
Lancian70.6 - 66.0USA (Wyoming) Acipenser eruciferus (14519 14538 14557 14566 14577) Acipenser sp. (14514)
Lancian70.6 - 66.0USA (Montana) Acipenser eruciferus (14582) Acipenser sp. (14508 14548 14549 14613) Acipenser sp., Acipenseridae indet. (14512) Acipenseridae indet. (14580)
Lancian70.6 - 66.0USA (North Dakota) Acipenser sp. (14610)
Lancian70.6 - 66.0USA (South Dakota) Acipenser sp. (14537)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Montana) Protoscaphirhynchus squamosus (67129)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Wyoming) Acipenser eruciferus (14585)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian - Early/Lower Paleocene70.6 - 61.7USA (New Jersey) Acipenser albertensis (26819)
Puercan66.0 - 63.3USA (Montana) Acipenser sp. (14766 123518)
Puercan66.0 - 63.3Canada (Saskatchewan) Acipenseridae indet. (14764)
Danian66.0 - 61.6USA (Illinois) Propenser hewletti (70129)
Torrejonian63.3 - 61.7USA (Montana) Acipenser sp. (14874)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8USA (North Dakota) Acipenser sp. (14931 14962)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8United Kingdom (England) Acipenser sp. (38868)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8United Kingdom (Kent) Acipenser toliapicus (13299)
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3USA (Wyoming) Acipenseridae indet. (46767)
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3USA (Virginia) Acipenser sp. (15595)
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6United Kingdom (England) Acipenserinae indet. (38950)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3United Kingdom (England) Acipenser toliapicus (41888 41989 41992 41998)
Late/Upper Oligocene28.4 - 23.03Kazakhstan (Aktyubinsk) Acipenser sp. (175920)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82USA (Maryland) Acipenser sp. (71795)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82USA (Virginia) Acipenser ornatus (79793 187324) Acipenser sp. (57700 71806)
Barstovian15.97 - 13.6USA (Nebraska) Acipenser sp. (18284)
Middle Miocene - Early/Lower Pleistocene15.97 - 0.781Netherlands Acipenser sturio (189573)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Panama Acipenser sp. (24237)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Denmark (Jutland) Acipenser sp. (34521)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Netherlands Acipenser sturio (53889)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Ukraine Acipenser gueldenstaedtii (187783)
Zanclean5.333 - 3.6USA (North Carolina) Acipenser oxyrhynchus (52582)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Russian Federation (Rostovskaya Oblast') Acipenser sp. (39409)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Netherlands Acipenser sturio (189574)
Irvingtonian - Rancholabrean1.8 - 0.012USA (California) Acipenser sp. (67490)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126United Kingdom (England) Acipenser sp. (58421 77754)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (glacial)0.126 - 0.0117USA (California) Acipenser medirostris (155393)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (South Carolina) Acipenser oxyrhinchus (188304)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Canada (Quebec) Acipenser sp. (51005)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Russian Federation Acipenser baerii (171637)