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Guizhoubrachysomus minor

Actinopteri - Luganoiiformes - Luganoiidae

Taxonomy
Brachysomus minor was named by Liu (2003). Its type specimen is NIGP 136039, a skeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Wusha, Xingyi (NIGP collection), which is in a Longobardian marine horizon in the Falang Formation of China. It is the type species of Brachysomus, Guizhoubrachysomus.

It was recombined as Guizhoubrachysomus minor by Liu (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2003Brachysomus minor Liu p. 348 figs. Pl 3, fig 2
2004Guizhoubrachysomus minor Liu p. 447

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
RankNameAuthor
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassChondrostei(Müller 1844)
orderLuganoiiformesLehman 1958
familyLuganoiidae
genusGuizhoubrachysomus
speciesminor()

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