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Paralichthys antiquus

Actinopteri - Pleuronectiformes - Paralichthyidae

Taxonomy
Hippoglossus antiquus was named by Jordan (1924). Its type specimen is Stanford University Paleontology Type Collection 603 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 Vorator antiquus by Jordan (1925); it was recombined as Paralichthys (Vorator) antiquus by David (1943); it was recombined as Paralichthys antiquus by Fierstine et al. (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1924Hippoglossus antiquus Jordan p. 43 figs. Plate G
1925Vorator antiquus Jordan p. 17
1943Paralichthys (Vorator) antiquus David p. 164
2012Paralichthys antiquus Fierstine et al. p. 156

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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
ClupeocephalaPatterson and Rosen 1977
RankNameAuthor
Euteleosteomorpha
NeoteleosteiRosen 1973
Eurypterygia(Rosen 1973)
Ctenosquamata
Acanthomorphata(Rosen 1973)
Euacanthomorphacea
Percomorphaceae
Carangimorpharia
Carangimorphariae
orderPleuronectiformes
suborderPleuronectoidei
familyParalichthyidae
genusParalichthysGirard 1858
speciesantiquus()

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