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Ocystias sagitta

Actinopteri - Scombriformes - Scombridae

Taxonomy
Ocystias sagitta was named by Jordan and Gilbert (1920). Its type specimen is Stanford University Paleontology Type Collection 20, a skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Lompoc Quarry, which is in a Tortonian basinal (siliciclastic) diatomite in the Monterey Formation of California.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1920Ocystias sagitta Jordan and Gilbert p. 18 figs. Plate X
1925Ocystias sagitta Jordan p. 22
1943Ocystias sagitta David p. 153
2012Ocystias sagitta Fierstine et al. p. 150

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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
familyScombridae(Rafinesque 1815)
genusOcystias
speciessagitta

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