Acrorhinichthys poyatoi

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis/Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Ordo: †Pycnodontiformes
Genus: †Acrorhinichthys

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Acrorhinichthys poyatoi Taverne & Capasso, 2015

  • Holotype: CLC S-630a, b, part and counterpart of a complete specimen.
  • Paratypes: CLC S-461, a complete specimen, S-1098, a nearly complete specimen.

Type locality: Marine Upper Cenomanian deposits of Haqel and Ein Namoura, Lebanon.

Etymology: The species name of the Lebanese fossil fish is dedicated to the Spanish palaeontologist Francesco Poyato-Ariza, who has greatly improved the authors knowledge of pycnodontiform fishes.

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