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Pygopterus degeeri

Actinopteri - Palaeonisciformes - Pygopteridae

Taxonomy
Pygopterus degeeri was named by Stensiö (1921). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Mt. Congress, lowest Triassic bone-bed, which is in a Dienerian marine siliciclastic in Svalbard and Jan Mayen.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1921Pygopterus degeeri Stensiö p. 203 figs. Pl. 25, Fig. 3; Pl. 26, Figs. 1,2; Pl. 27, Fig. 1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
RankNameAuthor
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassChondrostei(Müller 1844)
orderPalaeonisciformesHay 1902
suborderPalaeoniscoidei
familyPygopteridae
genusPygopterus
speciesdegeeri

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