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Peltostega erici

Taxonomy
Peltostega erici was named by Wiman (1916). Its type specimen is PIU U.24, a partial skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Mt. Andersson, which is in a Smithian marine shale in the Kongressfjellet Formation of Svalbard and Jan Mayen. It is the type species of Peltostega.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1916Peltostega erici Wiman
1946Peltostega wimani Nilsson p. 33 figs. 11-18, 21
2000Peltostega erici Schoch and Milner p. 83

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
RankNameAuthor
Tetrapoda()
Temnospondyli()
Eutemnospondyli
Rhachitomi()
Eryopiformes
Stereospondylomorpha
Stereospondyli()
Trematosauria
superfamilyTrematosauroidea
genusPeltostega
specieserici

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