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Whitephippus tamesis

Actinopteri - Ephippiformes - Ephippidae

Taxonomy
Whitephippus tamesis was named by Casier (1966). Its type specimen is BMNH P 6479, a partial skeleton, and 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. It is the type species of Whitephippus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Whitephippus tamesis Casier p. 233 figs. Plate 31, Figs. 52-54

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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
orderEphippiformes
familyEphippidae
genusWhitephippus
speciestamesis

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