Cretargentina chapmani

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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/Superordo: Protacanthopterygii
Ordo: Argentiniformes
Familia: †Pattersonellidae
Genus: †Cretargentina

Species: †Cretargentina chapmani

Name[edit]

Cretargentina chapmani Taverne

  • Holotype: Ap 13.

Type locality and horizon: Upper Santonian marine Apricena, Foggia, Gargano Promontory, Puglia, southern Italy. The Santonian is dated 83-86.6 my ago.

Etymology: The species name is dedicated to the American ichthyologist Wilbert McLeod Chapman (1910-1970) who devoted many of his works to the osteological study of Argentiniformes.

References[edit]

  • Taverne, L. 2013. Les poissons du Santonien (Crétacé supérieur) d’Apricena (Italie du Sud). 6°. Cretargentina chapmani gen. et sp. nov. (Teleostei, Argentiniformes)". Bollettino del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Verona 37: 73–80. PDF Reference page