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Saurichthys (Lepidosaurichthys) ornatus

Actinopteri - Saurichthyiformes - Saurichthyidae

Taxonomy
Saurichthys ornatus was named by Stensiö (1925). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is 33m Above the Fish Horizon, Mt. Viking, which is in a Spathian marine siliciclastic in the Sticky Keep Formation of Svalbard and Jan Mayen.

It was recombined as Saurichthys (Lepidosaurichthys) ornatus by Tintori (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1925Saurichthys ornatus Stensiö p. 13 figs. Pl. 1-16, Pl. 26, Fig. 2
2008Saurichthys ornatus Mutter et al. p. 114 figs. 13-15
2013Saurichthys (Lepidosaurichthys) ornatus Tintori p. 291

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
RankNameAuthor
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassChondrostei(Müller 1844)
orderSaurichthyiformes
familySaurichthyidaeStensiö 1925
genusSaurichthys
subgenusLepidosaurichthys
speciesornatus()

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