Taxon calibrated
Total group Synodontis
Minimum age
28.1 Ma
Maximum 95% CI age
77.18 Ma
Authority
Otero & Gayet (2001)
Locality
Thaytiniti, Sultanate of Oman
Age Authority
Early Oligocene (i.e., Rupelian), age estimate derived from Gradstein et al. (2001)
Outgroup sequence
Synodontis sp. (Total group Synodontis, 28.1 Ma)
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:
Family: Mochokidae
Order: Siluriformes