Taxon calibrated
Gasterosteus aculeatus
Minimum age
13.1 Ma
Maximum 95% CI age
39.39 Ma
Authority
Benton et al. (2015)
Locality
Monterey Formation (Alta Mira Shale), California, USA
Age Authority
See argumentation in Benton et al. (2015), calibration 39
Outgroup sequence
Gasterosteus cf. wheatlandi (Gasterosteus aculeatus, 13.1 Ma)
Archoplites clarki (Total group Archoplites, 15.4 Ma)
Chaetodontidae indet. (Tholichthys larval stage) (Total group Chaetodontidae, 29.62 Ma)
Luvarus necopinatus (Total group Luvarus, 54.17 Ma)
Balkaria histiopterygia (Total group Tetraodontoidei, 55.8 Ma)
Gasterorhamphosus zuppichinii (Total group Macrorhamphosa, 69.71 Ma)
Aipichthys velifer (Total group Lampridformes, 98 Ma)
Stichocentrus liratus (Total group Holocentroidei, 98 Ma)
Apateodus glyphodus (Total group Aulopiformes, 103.13 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:
Family: Gasterosteidae
Order: Perciformes