Peltopleurus lissocephalus Brough 1939 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Peltopleuriformes - Peltopleuridae

Full reference: J. Brough. 1939. The Triassic fishes of Besano, Lombardy 1-117

Belongs to Peltopleurus according to T. Bürgin 1992

See also Brough 1939 and Bürgin et al. 1991

Sister taxa: Peltopleurus dirumptus, Peltopleurus dubius, Peltopleurus humilis, Peltopleurus kneri, Peltopleurus nitidus, Peltopleurus nothocephalus, Peltopleurus nuptialis, Peltopleurus orientalis, Peltopleurus rugosus, Peltopleurus splendens, Peltopleurus tyrannos

Type specimen: BMNH P.19336, a skeleton. Its type locality is Besano, Bender collection, Monte San Giorgio, which is in an Illyrian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal dolomite/shale in the Besano Formation of Italy.



• Triassic of Italy (2 collections), Switzerland (7)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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