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Syngnathus avus

Actinopteri - Syngnathiformes - Syngnathidae

Taxonomy
Syngnathus avus was named by Jordan and Gilbert (1919). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Bairdstown, which is in a Miocene marine shale/sandstone in the Monterey Formation of California.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1919Syngnathus avus Jordan and Gilbert p. 34 figs. Plate XXIX, Fig. 2
1943Syngnathus avus David p. 6170
1980Syngnathus avus Fritzsche p. 219
2012Syngnathus avus Fierstine et al. p. 94

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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
Scombrimorpharia
orderSyngnathiformes
suborderSyngnathoidei
familySyngnathidae
genusSyngnathus
speciesavus

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