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Lepidotus pectoralis Bellotti 1857 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes

PaleoDB taxon number: 244036

Alternative combination: Heterolepidotus pectoralis

Belongs to Actinopterygii according to A. López-Arbarello et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Actinopteri, Aeduelliformes, Aesopichthyidae, Aetheospondyli, Aetheretmon, Aethocephalichthys, Akanolepis, Ameghinichthys, Anapterus, Aneurolepis, Apateodus, Asarotiformes, Atkinsonella, Aulolepis, Australichthys, Avonichthys, Baoqingichthys, Beagiascus, Bobastraniiformes, Cenechoia paramillensis, Cenechoia sulcata, Cheirodopsis, Chirothrix, Cladistia, Ctenothrissa, Cuneognathus, Dactylopogon, Dinopteryx, Diplospondichthys, Echidnocephalus, Enchelurus, Eurynotus uspallatensis, Eurypoma, Exocoetoides, Guaymayenia, Gunterichthys, Gyrolepidoides cuyanus, Halecopsis, Histiothrissa, Isospondyli, Kalops, Lepidotus trotti, Limnomis, Lineagruan, Mallotus, Meemania, Mesolepis, Microcoelia, Neochallaia leonensis, Ophiopsis lariensis, Opistopteryx, Pachylebias, Palaeonisci, Palaeoniscimorpha, Palaeoniscoidae, Palaeoniscoidea, Paramblypteriformes, Parascopelus, Paratarrasius, Pholidophorus dentatus, Pholidophorus lepturus, Pholidophorus rueppelli, Pholidophorus vallejensis, Plethodus, Polypteri, Prolebias, Pronotacanthus, Protaulopsis, Protospondyli, Pseudoberyx, Reticulolepis, Rhinellus, Rhynchorhinus, Roslerichthys, Salmo, Sardinioides, Schizospondylus, Semionotus brevis, Semionotus dubius, Semionotus inornatus, Semionotus mendozaensis, Semionotus unicristatus, Semionotus vallejensis, Spinofacia, Stegotrachelus, Tarrasiiformes, Telepholis, Terenolepis, Tetragonopterus, Thryptodus, Trachichthyiformes, Wardichthys

Type specimen: Its type locality is Perledo (MCSM collection), which is in a Longobardian marine limestone in the Perledo-Varenna Formation of Italy

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