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Thyrsocles velox

Actinopteri - Perciformes - Euzaphlegidae

Taxonomy
Thyrsion velox was named by Jordan and Gilbert (1920). Its type specimen is Stanford University Paleontology Type Collection 153, 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 is the type species of Thyrsion.

It was recombined as Thyrsocles velox by Jordan and Gilbert (1920).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1920Thyrsion velox Jordan and Gilbert p. 17 figs. Plates VIII, IX
1920Thyrsocles velox Jordan and Gilbert p. 17 figs. Plates VIII, IX
1925Thyrsion velox Jordan p. 21

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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
Percomorpharia
orderPerciformes
suborderScombroideiBleeker 1859
familyEuzaphlegidaeDaniltshenko 1960
genusThyrsocles
speciesvelox()

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