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Gigantopterus telleri

Actinopteri - Peltopleuriformes - Thoracopteridae

Taxonomy
Gigantopterus telleri was named by Abel (1906). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Polzberg bei Lunz, which is in a Julian marine horizon in the Reingrabener Schiefer Formation of Austria. It is the type species of Gigantopterus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1906Gigantopterus telleri Abel p. 39 figs. Pl 1, fig 6; pl 2; pl 3, fig 2; text-figs 6-8

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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
genusGigantopterus
speciestelleri

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