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Thunnus lanceolatus

Actinopteri - Scombriformes - Scombridae

Taxonomy
Orcynus lanceolatus was named by Agassiz (1843). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Monte Bolca (Pesciara), which is in a Lutetian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal limestone in Italy.

It was recombined as Thynnus lanceolatus by Woodward (1901); it was recombined as Thunnus lanceolatus by Bannikov (1979).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1843Orcynus lanceolatus Agassiz p. XLVI
1901Thynnus lanceolatus Woodward p. 456
1979Thunnus lanceolatus Bannikov p. 358

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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
ClupeocephalaPatterson and Rosen 1977
RankNameAuthor
Euteleosteomorpha
NeoteleosteiRosen 1973
Eurypterygia(Rosen 1973)
Ctenosquamata
Acanthomorphata(Rosen 1973)
Euacanthomorphacea
Percomorphaceae
Scombrimorpharia
orderScombriformes
familyScombridae(Rafinesque 1815)
subfamilyScombrinaeRafinesque-Schmaltz 1815
tribeThunnini()
genusThunnusSouth 1845
specieslanceolatus()

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