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Leufuichthys minimus

Actinopteri -

Taxonomy
Leufuichthys minimus was named by Gallo et al. (2011). Its type specimen is MUCPv 371, a partial skeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Futalognko Quarry, Costa Dinosaurio (CePaLB), which is in a Turonian/Coniacian channel lag conglomerate/sandstone in the Portezuelo Formation of Argentina. It is the type species of Leufuichthys.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2011Leufuichthys minimus Gallo et al. p. 225 figs. 2-8

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
RankNameAuthor
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleosteomorpha
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
superorderClupeomorpha
genusLeufuichthys
speciesminimus

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