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Wayaobulepis zichangensis

Actinopteri - Palaeonisciformes - Palaeoniscidae

Taxonomy
Wayaobulepis zichangensis was named by Su (1999). Its type specimen is V 12171, a partial skeleton (Dorsal fin with 30 rays), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Tuoerxiang, Zichang, which is in a Triassic fluvial-lacustrine horizon in China. It is the type species of Wayaobulepis.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1999Wayaobulepis zichangensis Su pp. 264-267 figs. 1-2

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
RankNameAuthor
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassChondrostei(Müller 1844)
orderPalaeonisciformesHay 1902
suborderPalaeoniscoidei
familyPalaeoniscidaeVogt 1852
genusWayaobulepis
specieszichangensis

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
D.-Z. Su 1999As for the genus. Dorsal fin with about 30 rays. Anal fin with about 20 rays.