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Saurichthys hamiltoni

Actinopteri - Saurichthyiformes - Saurichthyidae

Taxonomy
Saurichthys hamiltoni was named by Stensiö (1925). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Sticky Keep, which is in a Smithian marine shale in the Kongressfjellet Formation of Svalbard and Jan Mayen.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1925Saurichthys hamiltoni Stensiö p. 153 figs. Pl. 26, Figs. 1-5; Pl. 27-31; Pl. 32, Figs. 1,2,4; Pl.33, figs. 1-3; Pl. 34, fig. 2

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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
specieshamiltoni

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