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Xyrinius elmodenae

Actinopteri - Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei

Taxonomy
Ellimma elmodenae 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 Xyrinius elmodenae by Jordan (1921) and Fierstine et al. (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1919Ellimma elmodenae Jordan and Gilbert p. 26 figs. Plate XII, Fig. 1
1921Xyrinius elmodenae Jordan p. 242
2012Xyrinius elmodenae Fierstine et al. p. 29

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
RankNameAuthor
Teleosteomorpha
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
Osteoglossocephalai
ClupeocephalaPatterson and Rosen 1977
Otomorpha
Clupei
orderClupeiformesBleeker 1859
familyClupeoidei(Bleeker 1859)
familyClupeidaeBleeker 1859
genusXyriniusJordan and Gilbert 1919
specieselmodenae()

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