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Turfania Liu and Martínez 1973 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Palaeonisciformes - Palaeoniscidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 100509

Full reference: H.-t. Liu and F.-c. Martínez. 1973. A new palaeoniscid fish from the Chichitsao Series (Permian) of Sinkiang. Reports of Paleontological Expedition to Sinkiang (I): Permo-Triassic Vertebrate Fossils of Turfan Basin. Memoirs of the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology Academia Sinica 10:6-14

Parent taxon: Palaeoniscidae according to H.-t. Liu and F.-c. Martínez 1973

Sister taxa: Acrorhabdus, Ambodipia, Apateolepis, Atherstonia, Canobius, Cheirolepis, Coccocephalus, Cryphiolepis, Cycloptychius, Eurylepidoides, Eurylepis, Glaucolepis, Gonatodus, Guizhouniscus, Gyrolepis, Holurus, Howqualepis, Isodus, Isodus leptognathus, Koinichthys, Mesopoma, Myriolepis, Nematoptychius, Oxygnathus, Palaeoniscum, Palaeoniscus, Phanerosteon, Progyrolepis, Rhadinichthys, Semionotus brodei, Trachelacanthus, Turseodus, Wayaobulepis

Subtaxa: Turfania taoshuyuanensis

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Type: Turfania taoshuyuanensis

Ecology: nektonic carnivore