Caprosimilis carpathicus

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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: Acanthopterygii
Genus: †Caprosimilis

Name[edit]

Caprosimilis carpathicus Bieńkowska-Wasiluk & Bonde, 2015

  • Holotype: MWGUW ZI/57/013/a and b, left and right part, nearly complete fish
  • Type locality and horizon: Jamna Dolna 2 locality, Outer Carpathians, Poland, Rupelian, Early Oligocene, NP23 calcareous nannoplankton Biozone, IPM 2 ichthyofaunal zone, Rudawka Tractionite Member of the Menilite beds.

Etymology: After the geographic mountain range, the Carpathians.

Note: Series, order and family incertae sedis, but acc. to the authors a close relative of members of Caproidae.

References[edit]

  • Bieńkowska-Wasiluk, M. & Bonde, N., 2015: A new Oligocene relative of the Caproidae (Teleostei: Acanthopterygii) from the Outer Carpathians, Poland. Bulletin of Geosciences, 90 (2): 461–478. doi: 10.3140/bull.geosci.1520