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Guaymayenia paramillensis

Taxonomy
Guaymayenia paramillensis was named by Rusconi (1946). It is not extant. Its type specimen is MCNAM-PV 547, a partial skeleton (posterior portion of body lobe). It is the type species of Guaymayenia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1946Guaymayenia paramillensis Rusconi
2010Guaymayenia paramillensis López-Arbarello et al. p. 250 figs. Text-figure 1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
RankNameAuthor
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
genusGuaymayeniaRusconi 1887
speciesparamillensisRusconi 1946

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
A. López-Arbarello et al. 2010Caudal fin heterocercal, equilobate and moderately cleft, with numerous ventral fringing fulcra and dorsal caudal fulcra, the ventral marginal rays increasing in length from the first to the eighth; dorsal, anal and caudal fin lepidotrichia ornamented with a median ridge; micromeric squamation; body covered with small, quadrangular rhombic scales, all the trunk scales being of equivalent
size and shape; the scales on the body lobe of the tail are elongated in posterodorsal to anteroventral direction to diamond shape and slightly larger than those of the body.
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marinesubp
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Created: 2004-08-17 14:52:40
Modified: 2009-07-20 23:50:42
Source: c = class, subp = subphylum
Reference: Carroll 1988
Collections
No collection or age range data are available