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Luganoia lepidosteoides

Actinopteri - Luganoiiformes - Luganoiidae

Taxonomy
Luganoia lepidosteoides was named by Brough (1939). Its type specimen is BMNH P.19316, a skeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is San Giorgio, Bender collection, which is in a Fassanian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal dolomite/shale in the Besano Formation of Switzerland.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1939Luganoia lepidosteoides Brough p. 41 figs. Pl 6, fig 1; text-figs 15,16,18B
1939Luganoia intermedia Brough p. 45 figs. Pl 6, fig 2; text-fig 17,18A
1939Luganoia macrodentata Brough p. 47 figs. Pl 6, fig 3; text-fig 19
1992Luganoia lepidosteoides Bürgin p. 106 figs. 124-135
1999Luganoia lepidosteoides Cartanyá p. 545 fig. 10

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
RankNameAuthor
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassChondrostei(Müller 1844)
orderLuganoiiformesLehman 1958
familyLuganoiidae
genusLuganoia
specieslepidosteoides

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