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Kyphosichthys grandei Xu and Wu 2012 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Holostei

PaleoDB taxon number: 215141

Full reference: G. -H. Xu and F. -X. Wu. 2012. A deep-bodied ginglymodian fish from the Middle Triassic of eastern Yunnan Province, China, and the phylogeny of lower neopterygians. Chinese Science Bulletin 57(1):111-118

Belongs to Kyphosichthys according to Z. Y. Sun and P. G. Ni 2017

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: IVPP V10108, a skeleton (complete specimen). Its type locality is Kyphosichthys grandei type locality (Luoping), which is in an Anisian platform/shelf-margin reef mudstone/shale in the Guanling Formation of China.

Ecology: nektobenthic durophage