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Altisolepis elongignathus

Actinopteri - Peltopleuriformes - Peltopleuridae

Taxonomy
Peltoperleidus elongignathus was named by Bürgin (1992). Its type specimen is PIMUZ T.168, a partial skeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Monte San Giorgio, point 902, unspecified layer, which is in an Illyrian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal dolomite/shale in the Besano Formation of Switzerland.

It was recombined as Altisolepis elongignathus by Mutter and Herzog (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1992Peltoperleidus elongignathus Bürgin p. 90 figs. 103-105
2004Altisolepis elongignathus Mutter and Herzog p. 796 fig. 5

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
RankNameAuthor
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
orderPeltopleuriformes
familyPeltopleuridae
genusAltisolepis
specieselongignathus()

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