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Scorpaena ensiger

Actinopteri - Perciformes - Scorpaenidae

Taxonomy
Rhomarchus ensiger was named by Jordan and Gilbert (1919). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is El Modena, which is in a Miocene marine shale in the Monterey Formation of California.

It was recombined as Scorpaena ensiger by David (1943) and Fierstine et al. (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1919Rhomarchus ensiger Jordan and Gilbert p. 51
1943Scorpaena ensiger David p. 43
2012Scorpaena ensiger Fierstine et al. p. 105

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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
Percomorpharia
orderPerciformes
suborderScorpaenoideiGarman 1899
familyScorpaenidaeRisso 1827
genusScorpaenaLinnaeus 1758
speciesensiger(Jordan and Gilbert 1919)

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