Taxon calibrated
Total group Macrouridae
Minimum age
41.3 Ma
Maximum 95% CI age
77.48 Ma
Authority
Kriwet & Hecht (2008)
Locality
La Meseta Formation, Unit II (Telms 3-5), Antarctica
Age Authority
Lutetian, age estimate derived from Gradstein et al. (2012)
Outgroup sequence
Nezumia lindsayi (Total group Macrouridae, 41.3 Ma)
Rhinocephalus planiceps (Crown Gadiformes, 53.7 Ma)
Cretzeus rinaldii (Crown Zeiformes, 69.71 Ma)
Homonotichthys dorsalis (Total group Polymixiiformes, 93.6 Ma)
Aipichthys velifer (Total group Lampridformes, 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:
Order: Gadiformes