Meridensia Andersson 1916 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Perleidiformes - Perleididae

Full reference: E. Andersson. 1916. Über einige Trias-Fische aus der Cava Trefontane, Tessin. Bulletin of the Geological Institution of the University of Upsala 15:13-34

Parent taxon: Perleididae according to T. Bürgin 1992

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aetheodontus, Chaohuperleidus, Cleithrolepis, Ctenognathichthys, Diandongperleidus, Dipteronotus, Endennia, Luopingperleidus, Meidiichthys, Mendocinia, Paraperleidus, Peltoperleidus, Perleidus, Plesioperleidus

Subtaxa: Meridensia meridensis

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Type: Pholidophorus meridensis

Ecology: grazer-detritivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of Italy (3 collections), Switzerland (10)

Total: 13 collections including 14 occurrences

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