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Watsonulus

Actinopteri - Parasemionotiformes - Parasemionotidae

Taxonomy
Watsonulus was named by Brough (1939) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr l]. Its type is Watsonia eugnathoides.

It was assigned to Amiiformes by Sepkoski (2002); and to Parasemionotidae by Lehman et al. (1959), Gardiner (1960), Beltan (1968) and Romano et al. (2016).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1935Watsonia Piveteau
1939Watsonulus Brough
1959Watsonulus Lehman et al. p. 190 figs. pl. VIIA, VIIIA, IXC
1960Watsonulus Gardiner p. 341
1968Watsonulus Beltan p. 68
2002Watsonulus Sepkoski, Jr.
2016Watsonulus Romano et al. p. 279

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
RankNameAuthor
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
HalecostomiRegan 1903
Halecomorphi(Cope 1872)
orderParasemionotiformesLehmann 1966
familyParasemionotidaeStensiƶ 1932
genusWatsonulusBrough 1939

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