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Saurichthys calcaratus

Actinopteri - Saurichthyiformes - Saurichthyidae

Taxonomy
Saurichthys calcaratus was named by Griffith (1977). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Polzberg bei Lunz, which is in a Julian marine horizon in the Reingrabener Schiefer Formation of Austria.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1977Saurichthys calcaratus Griffith p. 4 figs. Pl 1A-C, figs 1,2,3A,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
speciescalcaratus

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