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Ganolytes aphrasta

Actinopteri - Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei

Taxonomy
Xenothrissa aphrasta was named by Jordan (1925). Its type specimen is 607 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Lompoc Quarry, which is in a Tortonian basinal (siliciclastic) diatomite in the Monterey Formation of California.

It was recombined as Ganolytes aphrasta by David (1943).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1925Xenothrissa aphrasta Jordan p. 10
1943Ganolytes aphrasta David p. 94

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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
speciesaphrasta()

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