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Thoracopterus niederristi

Actinopteri - Peltopleuriformes - Thoracopteridae

Taxonomy
Thoracopterus niederristi was named by Bronn (1858). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Raibl, Carinthia (von Hauer collection), which is in a Julian marine limestone in Italy.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1858Thoracopterus niederristi Bronn p. 18 figs. Pl. 3, figs 1-3
1866Thoracopterus niederristi Kner p. 170 figs. Pl 3, figs 1-3
1867Pterygopterus apus Kner p. 722 figs. Pl 1
1895Thoracopterus niederristi Woodward p. 479
1906Thoracopterus niederristi Abel p. 19 figs. Pl 1, fig 5; pl 3, fig 1; text-figs 1-5
1977Thoracopterus niederristi Griffith
1984Thoracopterus niederristi Beltan p. 75 figs. pl. II

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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
speciesniederristi

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