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Chaohuichthys majiashanensis

Coelacanthimorpha - Coelacanthiformes - Coelacanthidae

Taxonomy
Chaohuichthys majiashanensis was named by Tong et al. (2006). Its type specimen is CUGM CMR701, a skeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is North Majiashan section, Chaohu, which is in a Smithian basinal (siliciclastic) mudstone in the Helongshan Formation of China. It is the type species of Chaohuichthys.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2006Chaohuichthys majiashanensis Tong et al. p. 157 figs. 11-15

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
classCoelacanthimorpha
orderCoelacanthiformesBerg 1937
familyCoelacanthidaeAgassiz 1843
genusChaohuichthys
speciesmajiashanensis

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