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Megalampris

Actinopteri - Lampridiformes - Lamprididae

Taxonomy
Megalampris was named by Gottfried et al. (2006). It is considered to be a form taxon. It is the type genus of Lamprididae.

It was assigned to Lamprididae by Gottfried et al. (2006).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
2006Megalampris Gottfried et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleosteomorpha
RankNameAuthor
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
Osteoglossocephalai
ClupeocephalaPatterson and Rosen 1977
Euteleosteomorpha
NeoteleosteiRosen 1973
Eurypterygia(Rosen 1973)
Ctenosquamata
Acanthomorphata(Rosen 1973)
Lampridacea
orderLampridiformesOlney et al. 1993
familyLamprididae
genusMegalampris

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marinesubp
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: nektonico
Diet: omnivoreo
Created: 2009-07-20 20:44:22
Modified: 2009-07-20 22:44:22
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Oligocene or 33.90000 to 23.03000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Oligocene33.9 - 23.03New Zealand (Otago) M. keyesi (133338)