Raynerius splendens

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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
Genus: †Raynerius

Species: †Raynerius splendens



Raynerius splendens Giles et al., 2015

  • Holotype: MGL 1245, nearly complete skull.
  • Locality and horizon: Upper part of the Grey Member, Ferques Formation, La Parisienne quarry (now flooded), Pas-de-Calais, France. Specimen from lowermost Ag. triangularis Conodont Zone, equivalent to late Palmatolepis hassi Zone (ca. 373 Ma, Frasnian).

Etymology: From Latin splendid (= bright, shining, splendid). Specific name reflects the exceptional preservation and articulated nature of the specimen.