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Chaetodon (Arambourgchaetodon) ficheuri

Actinopteri - Chaetodontidae

Taxonomy
Chaetodon ficheuri was named by Arambourg (1927). Its type specimen is MNHN ORA89, a skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Arambourgchaetodon.

It was recombined as Chaetodon (Arambourgchaetodon) ficheuri by Carnevale (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1927Chaetodon ficheuri Arambourg pp. 154-156 figs. Plate 28
2006Chaetodon (Arambourgchaetodon) ficheuri Carnevale p. 252

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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
familyChaetodontidae
genusChaetodon
subgenusArambourgchaetodon()
speciesficheuri(Arambourg 1927)

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
G. Carnevale 2006Body oval; snout pointed, moderately developed; anterior mesethmoid face flat; posterior limit of mesethmoid extending beyond the level of the lateral ethmoids; posterior mesethmoid face unperfo- rated; vomer apparently toothed; ventral arm of ecto- pterygoid broad; six branchiostegal rays; 24 (10 + 14) vertebrae; vacant interneural space between sixth and seventh precaudal vertebrae; eight pairs of subequal well-developed pleural ribs; two supraneurals in sequential articulation with the supraoccipital crest and the first dorsal pterygiophore; upper portion of the first dorsal pterygiophore with two lateral expansions forming a definite groove; dorsal and anal fin formulae XIII + (19–21) and III + (17–18), respectively; 12 pec- toral rays; lateral line in high curved arch.