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Absalomichthys velifer

Actinopteri - Scombriformes - Caristiidae

Taxonomy
Abantis velifer was named by Jordan (1925). Its type specimen is SU 690, a partial skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Absalomichthys velifer by David (1943) and Fierstine et al. (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1925Abantis velifer Jordan p. 45 figs. Plates 20-b, 21
1925Abantis velifer Jordan and Gilbert
1943Absalomichthys velifer David p. 20
2012Absalomichthys velifer Fierstine et al. p. 119

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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
Scombrimorpharia
orderScombriformes
familyCaristiidae
genusAbsalomichthysWhitley 1933
speciesvelifer()

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