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Abantis velifer

Percomorphi - Elephenoridae

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 is the type species of Abantis.

It was recombined as Absalomichthys velifer by David (1943).

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

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
Osteichthyes()
Actinopterygii(Cope 1887)
orderPercomorphi
Bramiformes
familyElephenoridae
genusAbantis
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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marinesubp
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Created: 2009-07-20 21:50:54
Modified: 2009-07-20 23:50:54
Source: c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Late/Upper Miocene or 11.60800 to 5.33300 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333USA (California) Abantis velifer (186049)