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Phractocephalus acreornatus (cajaro)

Actinopteri - Siluriformes - Pimelodidae

Taxonomy
Phractocephalus acreornatus was named by Aguilera et al. (2008). Its type specimen is UFAC 4561, a skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Cachoeira do Bandeira, which is in a Miocene fluvial-lacustrine claystone/conglomerate in the Solimoes Formation of Brazil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2008Phractocephalus acreornatus Aguilera 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
Otomorpha
Ostariophysi(Jordan and Evermann 1896)
Otophysa
superorderCharaciphysae
orderSiluriformes
suborderSiluroidei
familyPimelodidaeEigenmann and Eigenmann 1918
genusPhractocephalusSpix and Agassiz 1829
speciesacreornatus

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