Bregmaceros deklaszi

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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
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohors: Neoteleostei
Infracohors: Eurypterygia
Sectio: Ctenosquamata
Subsectio: Acanthomorphata
Divisio/Superordo: Paracanthopterygii
Series: Zeiogadaria
Subseries: Gadariae
Ordo: Gadiformes
Familia: Bregmacerotidae
Genus: Bregmaceros

Species: †Bregmaceros deklaszi


Bregmaceros deklaszi Schwarzhans, 2013

  • Holotype: SMF PO 91442; otolith.
  • Paratypes: (20) SMF PO 91443-91450, 91452-91458; otoliths.

Type locality and horizon: Gabon, Ewongue 3, 189 m, Mandorové FM, Miocene, Serravallian to Early Tortonian.

Etymology: Named in honor of Ivan de Klasz (Nice), who collected the otoliths from Gabon described by the author, and also in recognition of his many contributions to the knowledge of the fossils of tropical West Africa.


  • Schwarzhans, W. 2013. Otoliths from the Miocene of West Africa, primarily from the Mandorové Formation of Gabon. Palaeo Ichthyologica 13: 151–184. PDF Reference page