Foa obesa

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Taxonavigation: Kurtiformes 

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
Subdivisio: Percomorphaceae
Series: Gobiaria
Ordo: Kurtiformes

Subordo: Apogonoidei
Familia: Apogonidae
Subfamilia: Apogoninae
Genus: Foa
Species: †Foa obesa

Name[edit]

Foa obesa Schwarzhans, 2013

  • Holotype: SMF PO 91635, Otolith.
  • Paratypes: (18) SMF PO 91636-91639, otoliths.

Type locality and horizon: Gabon, Ewongue 10, 30 m, Mandorové FM, Miocene, Serravallian to Early Tortonian.

Etymology: From obtusus (= thick), referring to the thick appearance of the otoliths.

References[edit]

  • 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