Altisolepis elongignathus Bürgin 1992 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Peltopleuriformes - Peltopleuridae

Alternative combination: Peltoperleidus elongignathus

Full reference: T. Bürgin. 1992. Basal ray-finned fishes (Osteichthyes; Actinopterygii) from the Middle Triassic of Monte San Giorgio (Canton Tessin, Switzerland). Schweizerische Paläontologische Abhandlungen 114:1-164

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

See also Bürgin 1992

Sister taxa: Altisolepis bellipinnis, Altisolepis sinensis

Type specimen: PIMUZ T.168, a partial 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.


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

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