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Ptycholepis schaefferi

Actinopteri - Ptycholepiformes - Ptycholepididae

Taxonomy
Ptycholepis schaefferi was named by Bürgin (1992). Its type specimen is PIMUZ T.1738, a skeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Val Porina, Tessin collection, Monte San Giorgio, which is in an Illyrian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal dolomite/shale in the Besano Formation of Switzerland.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1992Ptycholepis schaefferi Bürgin p. 30 figs. 22-25

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
RankNameAuthor
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassChondrostei(Müller 1844)
orderPtycholepiformes
familyPtycholepididaeBrough 1939
genusPtycholepis
speciesschaefferi

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