Ptycholepis priscus Bürgin 1992 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Ptycholepiformes - Ptycholepididae

Full reference: T. Bürgin. 1992. Basal ray-finned fishes (Osteichthyes; Actinopterygii) from the Middle Triassic of Monte San Giorgio (Canton Tessin, Switzerland). Schweizerische Paläontologische Abhandlungen 114:1-164

Belongs to Ptycholepis according to T. Bürgin 1992

Sister taxa: Ptycholepis avus, Ptycholepis barboi, Ptycholepis barrati, Ptycholepis bollensis, Ptycholepis curtus, Ptycholepis gracilis, Ptycholepis magnus, Ptycholepis marshii, Ptycholepis minor, Ptycholepis monilifer, Ptycholepis schaefferi, Ptycholepis tenuisquamata, Ptycholepis viai

Type specimen: PIMUZ T.687, a skeleton

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Triassic of Switzerland (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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