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Drimys defensor

Actinopteri - Aulopiformes - Paralepididae

Taxonomy
Drimys defensor was named by Jordan (1925). 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.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1925Drimys defensor Jordan p. 14 figs. Plate 4-b
2012Drimys defensor Fierstine et al. p. 50

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleosteomorpha
RankNameAuthor
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
Osteoglossocephalai
ClupeocephalaPatterson and Rosen 1977
Euteleosteomorpha
NeoteleosteiRosen 1973
Eurypterygia(Rosen 1973)
Aulopa
orderAulopiformesRosen 1973
suborderAlepisauroidei
familyParalepididae
genusDrimys
speciesdefensor

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