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Parnaibaia maranhaoensis

Coelacanthimorpha - Coelacanthiformes - Mawsoniidae

Taxonomy
Parnaibaia maranhaoensis was named by Yabumoto (2007). Its type specimen is KMNH VP 100,257, a skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Pastos Bons, which is in a Jurassic fluvial-lacustrine shale in the Pastos Bons Formation of Brazil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2007Parnaibaia maranhaoensis Yabumoto p. 329 figs. 2-7

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
RankNameAuthor
Sarcopterygii
classCoelacanthimorpha
orderCoelacanthiformesBerg 1937
suborderLatimeroideiSchultze 1993
familyMawsoniidaeSchultze 1993
genusParnaibaia
speciesmaranhaoensis

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marinesubp
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Created: 2009-07-20 21:50:54
Modified: 2009-07-20 23:50:54
Source: c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Late/Upper Jurassic or 163.50000 to 145.00000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Jurassic163.5 - 145.0Brazil (Maranhao) Parnaibaia maranhaoensis (type locality: 117996)