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Elpistoichthys pectinatus

Actinopteri - Pholidophoriformes - Ichthyokentemidae

Taxonomy
Elpistoichthys pectinatus was named by Griffith (1977). 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.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1977Elpistoichthys pectinatus Griffith p. 61 figs. Pl. 9B, 10A,B, 11A; Figs. 25,26

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
RankNameAuthor
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleosteomorpha
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
orderPholidophoriformes
familyIchthyokentemidaeGriffith and Patterson 1963
genusElpistoichthys
speciespectinatus

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