Taxon calibrated
MRCA Chrysichthys
Minimum age
45 Ma
Maximum 95% CI age
100.1 Ma
Authority
Murray & Budney (2003)
Locality
Mahenge, Tanzania
Age Authority
Harrison et al. (2001)
Outgroup sequence
Chrysichthys mahengeensis (MRCA Chrysichthys, 45 Ma)
Astephus sp. (Total group Ictaluridae, 59.36 Ma)
Characiformes indet. (Total group Characiformes, 93.9 Ma)
Rubiesichthys gregalis (Chanidae vs Kneriidae, 126.3 Ma)
Tischlingerichthys viohli (Crown Otomorpha, 150.94 Ma)
Leptolepides haerteisi (Total group Euteleostei, 150.94 Ma)
Anaethalion zapporum (Crown Teleostei, 151.2 Ma)
Occithrissops willsoni (stem Teleostei 5, 166.1 Ma)
Leptolepis coryphaenoides (stem Teleostei 4, 181.7 Ma)
Dorsetichthys bechei (stem Teleostei 3, 193.81 Ma)
Knerichthys bronni (stem Teleostei 2, 221 Ma)
Prohalecites porroi (stem Teleostei 1, 236 Ma)
Watsonulus (stem Halecomorphi 1, 251.2 Ma)
Taxa this fossil might apply to:
Order: Siluriformes