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Saurichthys (Lepidosaurichthys) dayi

Actinopteri - Saurichthyiformes - Saurichthyidae

Taxonomy
Belonorhynchus dayi was named by Raymond (1925). Its type specimen is MCZ 1654, a partial skeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Railway cutting west of Massive (MCZ coll), which is in a Smithian marine sandstone in the Spray River Formation of Canada.

It was recombined as Saurichthys dayi by Mutter et al. (2008) and Kogan (2011); it was recombined as Saurichthys (Lepidosaurichthys) dayi by Tintori (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1925Belonorhynchus dayi Raymond p. 551 fig. 1
2008Saurichthys dayi Mutter et al. p. 112 figs. 10-12
2011Saurichthys dayi Kogan p. 94 figs. 2-5
2013Saurichthys (Lepidosaurichthys) dayi Tintori p. 291

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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
subgenusLepidosaurichthys
speciesdayi()

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