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Avonichthys

Taxonomy

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2018Avonichthys Wilson et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
RankNameAuthor
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
genusAvonichthys

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
C. D. Wilson et al. 2018Actinopterygian uniquely possessing: bifurcation of dorsal aorta enclosed in canal with widely divergent, long subparallel grooves for the lateral dorsal aortae medial and posterior to the articulation for the first infrapharyngobranchial; relatively anterior spiracular embankment of intertemporal; massively ossified, horizontal quadrate; groove for the facial branch of the hyomandibular nerve and foramen for the internal mandibular branch of the facial nerve relatively anteriorly situated. Shares with Moythomasia: relatively long intertemporal. Differs from Moythomasia: no serrations or barbs on vermiform ornamentation.
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