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Belonostomus aciculiferus

Actinopteri - Aspidorhynchidae

Taxonomy
Belonostomus aciculiferus was named by Nessov (1985). Its type specimen is TsNIGR 12/12000 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is CBI-14, Dzharakuduk II, which is in a Turonian/Turonian fluvial sandstone/conglomerate in the Bissekty Formation of Uzbekistan.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1985Belonostomus aciculiferus Nessov p. 203 figs. Pl. 2:14

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
RankNameAuthor
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleosteomorpha
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
familyAspidorhynchidaeBleeker 1859
genusBelonostomus
speciesaciculiferus

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