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Peltopleurus lissocephalus

Actinopteri - Peltopleuriformes - Peltopleuridae

Taxonomy
Peltopleurus lissocephalus was named by Brough (1939). Its type specimen is BMNH P.19336, a skeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Besano, Bender collection, Monte San Giorgio, which is in an Illyrian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal dolomite/shale in the Besano Formation of Italy.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1939Peltopleurus lissocephalus Brough p. 29 figs. Pl 4, figs 4-6; text-fig 11A
1991Peltopleurus lissocephalus Bürgin et al. p. 947 fig. 17
1992Peltopleurus lissocephalus Bürgin p. 114 figs. 136-143

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

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