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Parnaibaia maranhaoensis Yabumoto 2007 (coelacanth)

Osteichthyes - Coelacanthiformes - Mawsoniidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 202302

Full reference: Y. Yabumoto. 2007. A New Mesozoic coelacanth from Brazil (Sarcopterygii, Actinistia). Paleontological Research 12(4):329-343

Belongs to Parnaibaia according to Y. Yabumoto 2007

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: KMNH VP 100,257, a skeleton. Its type locality is Pastos Bons, which is in a Jurassic fluvial-lacustrine shale in the Pastos Bons Formation of Brazil.

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Average measurements (in mm): total length 580.0