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Abromasta microdon

Actinopteri - Spariformes - Sparidae

Taxonomy
Pagellus microdon was named by Agassiz (1839).

It was recombined as Abromasta microdon by Day (2002), Carnevale et al. (2014) and Bannikov (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1839Pagellus microdon Agassiz p. 152
2002Abromasta microdon Day p. 341 figs. Fig. 5
2014Abromasta microdon Bannikov p. 28
2014Abromasta microdon Carnevale et al. p. 43

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleosteomorpha
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
Osteoglossocephalai
RankNameAuthor
ClupeocephalaPatterson and Rosen 1977
Euteleosteomorpha
NeoteleosteiRosen 1973
Eurypterygia(Rosen 1973)
Ctenosquamata
Acanthomorphata(Rosen 1973)
Euacanthomorphacea
Percomorphaceae
Percomorpharia
orderSpariformes
familySparidae(Cuvier 1817)
genusAbromasta
speciesmicrodon()

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
J. J. Day 2002A sparid ®sh distinguished by the strongly convex shape of the anterodorsal margin of the frontals, short ethmoid±vomerine region and exceptionally slender premaxillary alveolar and ascending processes. The frontals are cancellose in texture, and the occipital crest is equal in height and length. The maxillary dorsal crest is knob-like. The dentition consists of villiform teeth that cover the occlusal surface of the premaxilla and dentary. The hypurals appear fused and the caudal ®n is high aspect ratio.