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Ganoessus meiklejohni

Actinopteri - Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei

Taxonomy
Lembicus meiklejohni was named by Jordan (1925). Its type specimen is SU 691, a skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Featherstone Quarry, Covina, which is in a Miocene marine horizon in California.

It was recombined as Ganoessus meiklejohni by David (1943) and Fierstine et al. (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1925Lembicus meiklejohni Jordan p. 42 figs. Plate 11-b
1943Ganoessus meiklejohni David p. 95
2012Ganoessus meiklejohni Fierstine et al. p. 20

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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
Otomorpha
Clupei
orderClupeiformesBleeker 1859
familyClupeoidei(Bleeker 1859)
familyClupeidaeBleeker 1859
genusGanoessus
speciesmeiklejohni()

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