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Pteronisculus nielseni

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Taxonomy
Pteronisculus nielseni was named by Xu et al. (2014). Its type specimen is IVPP V 20000, a skeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Luoping biota (IVPP collection), which is in a Pelsonian carbonate lime mudstone in the Guanling Formation of China.

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
2014Pteronisculus nielseni Xu et al. p. 366 figs. 1-5

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
RankNameAuthor
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
genusPteronisculus
speciesnielseni

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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available