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Lawrenciella schaefferi

Actinopteri - Palaeonisciformes

Taxonomy
Lawrenciella schaefferi was named by Poplin (1984). Its type specimen is KUVP 21942, a skull (endocranial material), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Douglas County near Lawrence, which is in a Kasimovian coastal limestone in the Lawrence Formation of Kansas.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1984Lawrenciella schaefferi Poplin p. 413 figs. 1-3
2008Lawrenciella schaefferi Hamel and Poplin p. 991 figs. 4-21

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
RankNameAuthor
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassChondrostei(Müller 1844)
orderPalaeonisciformesHay 1902
suborderPalaeoniscoidei
genusLawrenciella
speciesschaefferi

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