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Boreolepis jenseni

Actinopteri - Palaeonisciformes - Boreolepidae

Taxonomy
Boreolepis jenseni was named by Aldinger (1937). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Spath Plateau, River 14, which is in a Wuchiapingian marine siliciclastic in the Ravnefjeld Formation of Greenland. It is the type species of Boreolepis.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1937Boreolepis jenseni Aldinger p. 124 figs. 33-36,92; pl 22, fig 4; pl 27,28; pl 29, figs 1,2; pl 30; pl 31, fig 2; pl 32,33

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
RankNameAuthor
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassChondrostei(Müller 1844)
orderPalaeonisciformesHay 1902
familyBoreolepidae
genusBoreolepis
speciesjenseni

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