Peltoperleidus obristi Herzog 2001 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Perleidiformes - Perleididae

Full reference: A. Herzog. 2001. Peltoperleidus obristi sp. nov., ein neuer, kleiner Strahlenflosser (Actinopterygii, Perleidiformes) aus der Prosanto-Formation (Mitteltrias) von Graubünden (Schweiz). Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 94:495-507

Belongs to Peltoperleidus according to R. J. Mutter and A. Herzog 2004

See also Herzog 2001

Sister taxa: Peltoperleidus bellipinnis, Peltoperleidus ducanensis, Peltoperleidus macrodontus, Peltoperleidus triseries

Type specimen: PIMUZ A/I2858, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is summit of Strel, Kanton Graubünden, which is in a Ladinian marine horizon in the Prosanto Formation of Switzerland.

Ecology: grazer-detritivore

Distribution: found only at summit of Strel, Kanton Graubünden

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