Peltopleurus tyrannos Xu et al. 2018 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Peltopleuriformes - Peltopleuridae

Full reference: G. H. Xu, X. Y. Ma, and L. J. Zhao. 2018. A large peltopleurid fish (Actinopterygii: Peltopleuriformes) from the Middle Triassic of Yunnan and Guizhou, China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 56:106-120

Belongs to Peltopleurus according to G. H. Xu et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Peltopleurus dirumptus, Peltopleurus dubius, Peltopleurus humilis, Peltopleurus kneri, Peltopleurus lissocephalus, Peltopleurus nitidus, Peltopleurus nothocephalus, Peltopleurus nuptialis, Peltopleurus orientalis, Peltopleurus rugosus, Peltopleurus splendens

Type specimen: IVPP V 19986, a skeleton. Its type locality is Jiyangshan, Shibalianshan, Fuyuan County, which is in a Longobardian offshore limestone in the Falang Formation of China.



• Triassic of China (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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