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 L. Cavin et al. 2013

See also Forey 1998, Rieppel 1980 and Schultze 2004

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: PIMUZ T3925, a skeleton. Its type locality is Monte San Giorgio, point 902, unspecified layer, which is in an Illyrian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal dolomite/shale in the Besano Formation of Switzerland.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Triassic of Switzerland (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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