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Thoracopterus martinisi

Actinopteri - Peltopleuriformes - Thoracopteridae

Taxonomy
Thoracopterus martinisi was named by Tintori and Sassi (1992). Its type specimen is MFSNU 1885, a skeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Rio Seazza Valley, near Preone (MFSN collection), which is in an Alaunian carbonate dolomite in the Dolomia di Forni Formation of Italy.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1992Thoracopterus martinisi Tintori and Sassi p. 272 figs. 12-14,15A

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
RankNameAuthor
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
orderPeltopleuriformes
familyThoracopteridaeGriffith 1977
genusThoracopterus
speciesmartinisi

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