Ticinepomis peyeri Rieppel 1980 (coelacanth)

Coelacanthimorpha - Coelacanthiformes - Latimeriidae

Full reference: O. Rieppel. 1980. A new coelacanth from the Middle Triassic of Monte San Giorgio, Switzerland. Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 73:921-939

Belongs to Ticinepomis according to C. Ferrante et al. 2023

See also Cavin et al. 2013, Forey 1998, Rieppel 1980 and Schultze 2004

Sister taxon: Ticinepomis ducanensis

Type specimen: PIMUZ T3925, a 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:

Distribution: found only at Point 902, Monte San Giorgio, unspecified bed

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