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Teffichthys madagascariensis

Taxonomy
Perleidus madagascariensis was named by Piveteau (1934). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Ankitokazo basin, which is in a Dienerian/Smithian coastal mudstone in Madagascar. It is the type species of Teffichthys.

It was recombined as Teffichthys madagascariensis by Marramà et al. (2017).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1934Perleidus madagascariensis Piveteau
1952Perleidus piveteaui Lehman
1952Perleidus madagascariensis Lehman p. 135 figs. 85, 87, 88A, B, 89, 90, 91B, 92; pl. 27, fig. C; pl. 28, fig. A, B; pl. 29, fig. A, B, D, E
1952Perleidus piveteaui Lehman p. 141
1953Perleidus madagascariensis Lehman p. 2 figs. 1-9
2011Plesioperleidus piveteaui Lombardo et al. p. 78
2017Teffichthys madagascariensis Marramà et al. p. 225 figs. 2-13

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
RankNameAuthor
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Actinopterygii(Cope 1887)
genusTeffichthys
speciesmadagascariensis(Piveteau 1934)

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