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Quaesita quiescens

Actinopteri - Argentiniformes - Microstomatidae

Taxonomy
Quaesita quiescens was named by Jordan (1925). Its type specimen is SU 526, a partial skeleton, and it 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 synonymized subjectively with Bathylagus (Quaesita) angelensis by David (1943).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1925Quaesita quiescens Jordan p. 11 figs. Plate 3-a

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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
Euteleosteomorpha
superorderProtacanthopterygii
orderArgentiniformes
familyMicrostomatidae
genusQuaesita
speciesquiescens

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