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Nemipterus caribbaeus

Actinopteri - Spariformes - Nemipteridae

Taxonomy
Nemipterus caribbaeus was named by Nolf and Dockery (1993). Its type specimen is IRSNB P 6116, an otolith, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Matthews Landing, which is in a Selandian coastal marl in the Porters Creek Formation of Alabama.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1993Nemipterus caribbaeus Nolf and Dockery p. 34 figs. pl. 5, figs. 8-13

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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
familyNemipteridaeRegan 1930
genusNemipterusSwainson 1839
speciescaribbaeus

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