Knightia (Clupeidae)

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Clupeiformes

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Classis: Actinopterygii
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Clupeomorpha
Ordo: Clupeiformes

Familia: Clupeidae
Subfamilia: Pellonulinae
Genus: †Knightia
Species (8): K. alta – K. bohaiensis – K. eocaena – K. humulus – K. irregularis – K. vetusta – ?K. branneri – ?K. yuyanga

Name[edit]

Knightia Jordan, 1907

References[edit]

  • De Figueiredo, F.J. 2010: Morphological and systematic reassessment of †Knightia brasiliensis Woodward, 1939 (Teleostei: Clupeiformes) from the Pliocene of Parnaíba Basin, northeastern Brazil. Zootaxa, 2440: 1–17. Preview
  • Grande, L. 1982: A revision of the fossil genus †Knightia, with a description of a new genus from the Green River Formation (Teleostei, Clupeidae). American Museum novitates, (2731) handle
  • Jordan, D. S. 1907. "The fossil fishes of California; with supplementary notes on other species of extinct fishes". Bulletin Department of Geology, University of California 5:95-145.
  • Maisey, J. G. & Chang, M.-M. 2003. "Redescription of †Ellimma branneri and †Diplomystus shengliensis, and Relationships of Some Basal Clupeomorphs". American Museum novitates 3404. [1]

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