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Ganolytes clepsydra

Actinopteri - Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei

Taxonomy
Ganolytes clepsydra 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 Ganoessus clepsydra by Jordan and Gilbert (1920), Jordan (1921), Jordan (1925), David (1943) and Fierstine et al. (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1919Ganolytes clepsydra Jordan and Gilbert p. 23 figs. Plate XI, Fig. 1
1920Ganoessus clepsydra Jordan and Gilbert
1921Ganoessus clepsydra Jordan p. 241
1925Ganoessus clepsydra Jordan p. 8
1943Ganoessus clepsydra David p. 94
2012Ganoessus clepsydra Fierstine et al. p. 20

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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
genusGanolytes
speciesclepsydra

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