Ceneichthys

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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: Teleostei
Ordo: †Pholidophoriformes
Familia: †Pholidophoridae
Genus: †Ceneichthys
Species: C. zambellii

Name[edit]

Ceneichthys Taverne & Capasso, 2015

Etymology: The generic name refers to Cene (Lombardy, northern Italy), the city where the fossil fish was discovered. The Greek word ichthys, for fish, is added.

References[edit]

  • Taverne, L. & Capasso, L. 2015. Osteology and relationships of Ceneichthys zambellii gen. and sp. nov. (Teleostei, Pholidophoridae) from the Late Triassic of northern Italy. Bollettino del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Verona 39: 13–26.[ PDF]Reference page