Canaryichthys rozefeldsi

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Taxonavigation: Neopterygii 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii

Infraclassis: Holostei
Division: Halecomorphi
Ordo: †Ionoscopiformes
Genus: †Canaryichthys

Species: †Canaryichthys rozefeldsi


Canaryichthys rozefeldsi Bartholomai, 2015

  • Holotype: QMF 17025, partial neurocranium comprising the only known specimen at this time, from ‘Canary’ Station, SE of Boulia, CWQ, minimally prepared by mechanical techniques.
  • Formation and Age: From the Toolebuc Formation of Early Cretaceous (Late Albian) age.

Etymology: Named for Dr Andrew Rozefelds (Head of Geosciences, Queensland Museum), who collected and prepared the holotype specimen during his previous appointment in the geological section of the Queensland Museum.