Pythonichthys pirabasensis

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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: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Elopocephalai
Supercohors: Elopocephala
Cohors/Superordo: Elopomorpha
Ordo: Anguilliformes
Subordo: Anguilloidei
Family: Heterenchelyidae
Genus: Pythonichthys

Species: †Pythonichthys pirabasensis

Name[edit]

Pythonichthys pirabasensis Aguilera & Schwarzhans in Aguilera et al., 2014

  • Holotype: MPEG 1933-V
  • Paratypes: MPEG 1934-V (5).

Locality and geological age: Early Miocene, Aquitanian, Pirabas Formation, Atalaia Beach, Salinópolis Municipality, Pará State, Brazil (0° 35' 33.6" S, 47° 18' 55.6" W).

Etymology: Named after the location Pirabas, Para State, Brazil.

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