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Dasceles dassurus

Actinopteri - Lampriformes - Lampridae

Taxonomy
Dasceles dassurus was named by Jordan (1925). Its type specimen is SU 703, 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 Lampris (Diatomoeca) zatima by Fierstine et al. (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1925Dasceles dassurus Jordan p. 34 figs. Plate 18

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
RankNameAuthor
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleosteomorpha
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
orderLampriformes
familyLampridae
genusDascelesRetzius 1799
speciesdassurus

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