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Promegalops sheppeyensis

Actinopteri - Elopiformes - Elopidae

Taxonomy
Promegalops sheppeyensis was named by Casier (1966). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is London Clay, Isle of Sheppey, which is in a Ypresian marine claystone in the London Clay Formation of the United Kingdom.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Promegalops sheppeyensis Casier p. 127 figs. Plate 14, Fig. 16

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
RankNameAuthor
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleosteomorpha
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
Elopocephalai
Elopocephala
Elopomorpha()
orderElopiformesSauvage 1875
familyElopidaeBonaparte 1846
genusPromegalops
speciessheppeyensis

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