Peltopleurus nitidus Xu and Ma 2016 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Peltopleuriformes - Peltopleuridae

Full reference: G. H. Xu and X. Y. Ma. 2016. A Middle Triassic stem-neopterygian fish from China sheds new light on the peltopleuriform phylogeny and internal fertilization. Science Bulletin 61:1766-1774

Belongs to Peltopleurus according to G. H. Xu and X. Y. Ma 2016

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

Type specimen: IVPP V20400, a skeleton. Its type locality is Luoping biota (IVPP collection), which is in a Pelsonian carbonate lime mudstone in the Guanling Formation of China.


Distribution: found only at Luoping biota (IVPP collection)

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