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Cyclurus valenciennesi

Actinopteri - Amiiformes - Amiidae

Taxonomy
Cyclurus valenciennesii was named by Agassiz (1844). Its type specimen is BMNH P.446, a partial skeleton, and it is a compression fossil. It is the type species of Cyclurus.

It was corrected as Cyclurus valenciennesi by Grande and Bemis (1998).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1844Cyclurus valenciennesii Agassiz
1998Cyclurus valenciennesi Grande and Bemis p. 209

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
RankNameAuthor
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
infraclassHolostei(Müller 1846)
orderAmiiformesHay 1929
familyAmiidae
subfamilyAmiinaeBonaparte 1837
genusCyclurus
speciesvalenciennesi(Agassiz 1844)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: freshwatersubf
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: nektobenthico
Diet: carnivoreo
Diet 2: piscivoreo
Created: 2017-04-17 10:30:52
Modified: 2017-04-17 10:30:52
Source: subf = subfamily, o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Bush and Bambach 2015, Hendy et al. 2009
Collections
No collection or age range data are available