Placopleurus Brough 1939 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Neopterygii

Synonym: Venusichthys Xu and Zhao 2016

Full reference: J. Brough. 1939. The Triassic fishes of Besano, Lombardy 1-117

Parent taxon: Neopterygii according to A. Tintori et al. 2016

See also Brough 1939, Sepkoski 2002 and Xu and Zhao 2016

Sister taxa: Cipactlichthys, Ducanichthys, Frodoichthys, Gimlichthys, Halecostomi, Holostei, Macrosemiiformes, Marcopoloichthyidae, Peltopleuriformes, Pycnodontiformes, Scanilepiformes, Teleosteomorpha, Venusichthyidae

Subtaxa: Placopleurus besanensis Placopleurus comptus

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Type: Placopleurus primus

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Italy (1 collection)

• Triassic of China (2), Italy (3), Slovenia (2)

Total: 8 collections including 9 occurrences

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