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Saurichthys majiashanensis

Actinopteri - Saurichthyiformes - Saurichthyidae

Taxonomy
Saurichthys majiashanensis was named by Tintori et al. (2014). Its type specimen is AGM I-2, a skeleton (almost complete specimen lacking most of the skull and the posterior tip of the caudal fin), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is South Majiashan quarry (Nanlinghu Fm), which is in a Spathian basinal (siliciclastic) marl in the Nanlinghu Formation of China.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2014Saurichthys majiashanensis Tintori et al. p. 158 figs. 2-5

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
RankNameAuthor
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassChondrostei(Müller 1844)
orderSaurichthyiformes
familySaurichthyidaeStensiö 1925
genusSaurichthys
speciesmajiashanensis

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