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Lophius brachysomus

Actinopteri - Lophiiformes - Lophiidae

Taxonomy
Lophius brachysomus was named by Agassiz (1835). Its type specimen is MNHN Bol 42/43, a skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Caruso.

It was recombined as Caruso brachysomus by Agassiz (1839), Carnevale and Pietsch (2012), Carnevale et al. (2014) and Bannikov (2014).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1835Lophius brachysomus Agassiz
1839Caruso brachysomus Agassiz
2006Lophius brachysomus Schultz p. 431
2012Caruso brachysomus Carnevale and Pietsch p. 49 figs. Figs 1–8
2014Caruso brachysomus Bannikov p. 26
2014Caruso brachysomus Carnevale et al. p. 42

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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
orderLophiiformes
suborderLophioideiCuvier
familyLophiidaeCuvier
genusLophius
speciesbrachysomusAgassiz 1835

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