Birgeria Stensiö 1919 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Palaeonisciformes - Birgeriidae

Stensio placed Xenesthes velox Jordan 1907 in Birgeria, but it's not clear why he did that, as Xenesthes is the senior name.

Synonym: Xenesthes Jordan 1907 [replaced name]

Parent taxon: Birgeriidae according to P. G. Ni et al. 2017

See also Beltan 1968, Bürgin and Furrer 1992, Chrzastek 2008, Jordan 1907, Lehman 1952, Savage and Large 1966, Sepkoski 2002, Stensiö 1921 and Stensiö 1932

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Birgeria americana Birgeria costata Birgeria groenlandica Birgeria gronlandica Birgeria liui Birgeria mougeoti Birgeria nielseni Birgeria velox

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of Austria (2 collections), Canada (39: British Columbia), China (2), France (10), Germany (3), Greenland (5), Luxembourg (1), Madagascar (3), Norway (1), Poland (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (10), the United Kingdom (2), United States (4: California, Nevada)

Total: 84 collections including 89 occurrences

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