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Saurichthys wimani

Actinopteri - Saurichthyiformes - Saurichthyidae

Taxonomy
Belonorhynchus wimani was named by Woodward (1912). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Sassen Bay, between De Geer Valley and Flower Valley (fish horizon), which is in a Smithian marine siliciclastic in Svalbard and Jan Mayen.

It was recombined as Saurichthys (Lepidosaurichthys) wimani by Tintori (2013); it was recombined as Saurichthys wimani by Stensiö (1925) and Kogan and Romano (2016).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1912Belonorhynchus wimani Woodward p. 293 figs. Pl 14, figs 3-6
1925Saurichthys wimani Stensiö p. 133 figs. Pl 17-20; pl 26, fig 6
2013Saurichthys (Lepidosaurichthys) wimani Tintori p. 291
2016Saurichthys wimani Kogan and Romano p. 209 figs. 2-5, 6a,b

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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
specieswimani()

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