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Saurichthys (Lepidosaurichthys) elongatus

Actinopteri - Saurichthyiformes - Saurichthyidae

Taxonomy
Saurichthys elongatus was named by Stensiö (1925). 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.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1925Saurichthys elongatus Stensiö p. 146 figs. Pl. 21-24; Pl. 25, Figs. 1-4; Pl. 32, Fig. 3; Pl. 34, Fig. 1,3
2012Saurichthys elongatus Romano et al. p. 547 figs. 3, 4
2013Saurichthys (Lepidosaurichthys) elongatus 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
specieselongatus()

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