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Acipenser eruciferus

Actinopteri - Acipenseriformes - Acipenseridae

Taxonomy
Ceratodus eruciferus was named by Cope (1876).

It was recombined as Rhineastes eruciferus by Lambe (1902); it was recombined as Acipenser eruciferus by Estes (1964).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1876Ceratodus eruciferus Cope
1876Ceratodus hieroglyphus Cope
1876Ceratodus eruciferus Cope p. 259
1876Ceratodus hieroglyphus Cope p. 260
1902Ceratodus eruciferus Hay p. 356
1902Ceratodus hieroglyphus Hay p. 356
1902Rhineastes eruciferus Lambe p. 29
1964Acipenser eruciferus Estes p. 20 figs. 10-11

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
RankNameAuthor
classActinopteri()
subclassChondrostei(Müller 1844)
orderAcipenseriformesBerg 1940
familyAcipenseridaeBonaparte 1831
subfamilyAcipenserinaeBonaparte 1838
tribeAcipenserini
genusAcipenser
specieseruciferus()

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: marine, brackish, freshwaters
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: aquatics
Diet: carnivoreo
Created: 2005-09-14 13:44:01
Modified: 2005-09-14 15:44:01
Source: s = species, o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Bryant 1989, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Maastrichtian to the top of the Lancian or 72.10000 to 66.00000 Ma

Collections (10 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (New Mexico) Acipenser eruciferus (36449 36541)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (Montana) Acipenser eruciferus (13142)
Lancian70.6 - 66.0USA (Wyoming) Acipenser eruciferus (14519 14538 14557 14566 14577)
Lancian70.6 - 66.0USA (Montana) Acipenser eruciferus (14582)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Wyoming) Acipenser eruciferus (14585)