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Chongichthys dentatus

Actinopteri - Chongichthyidae

Taxonomy
Chongichthys dentatus was named by Arratia (1982). Its type specimen is LBUCH 021778a, a skeleton (head and part of trunk with muscles, caudal fin missing), and it is a compression preserving soft parts. Its type locality is Quebrada El Profeta, which is in an Oxfordian marine marl in Chile. It is the type species of Chongichthys.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1982Chongichthys dentatus Arratia p. 134 figs. 2-15

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
RankNameAuthor
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleosteomorpha
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
familyChongichthyidae
genusChongichthys
speciesdentatus

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available