Dipteronotus ornatus Bürgin 1992 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Perleidiformes - Perleididae

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 Dipteronotus according to T. Bürgin 1992

See also Lombardo et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Dipteronotus cyphus, Dipteronotus gibbosus, Dipteronotus olgiatii

Type specimen: PIMUZ T.94, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Point 902, Monte San Giorgio, unspecified bed, which is in an Illyrian/Fassanian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal dolomite/shale in the Besano Formation of Switzerland.

Ecology: grazer-detritivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of Switzerland (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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