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Lusitanichthys africanus

Actinopteri - Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei

Taxonomy
Lusitanichthys africanus was named by Cavin (1999). It is not extant. Its type specimen is BHN 2P40, a skeleton. Its type locality is Daoura, which is in a Cenomanian marginal marine sandstone in the Kem Kem Formation of Morocco. It is the type species of Lusitanichthys.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1999Lusitanichthys africanus Cavin

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
RankNameAuthor
Teleosteomorpha
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
Osteoglossocephalai
ClupeocephalaPatterson and Rosen 1977
Otomorpha
Clupei
orderClupeiformesBleeker 1859
familyClupeoidei(Bleeker 1859)
familyClupavidae
genusLusitanichthysGavet 1980
speciesafricanus

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