Peltoperleidus ducanensis Bürgin et al. 1991 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Perleidiformes - Perleididae

Full reference: T. Bürgin, U. Eichenberger, H. Furrer and K. Tschanz. 1991. Die Prosanto Formation - eine fischreiche Fossil-Lagerstätte in der Mitteltrias der Silvretta-Decke (Kanton Graubünden, Schweiz). Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 84:921-990

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

See also Bürgin et al. 1991 and Herzog 2001

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

Type specimen: PIMUZ A/1 1174, a skeleton. Its type locality is Ducantal, which is in a Ladinian basinal (carbonate) lime mudstone in the Prosanto Formation of Switzerland.

Ecology: grazer-detritivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of Switzerland (5 collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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