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Callipurbeckia tendaguruensis Arratia and Schultze 1999 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Semionotiformes - Callipurbeckiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 241996

Alternative combination: Lepidotes tendaguruensis

Full reference: G. Arratia and H.-P. Schultze. 1999. Semionotiform fish from the Upper Jurassic of Tendaguru (Tanzania). Mitteilungen aus dem Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin, Geowissenschaften Reihe 2:135-153

Belongs to Callipurbeckia according to A. López-Arbarello 2012

Sister taxa: Callipurbeckia minor, Callipurbeckia notopterus

Type specimen: MB.f.7040a- b, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Tendaguru quarry XII, which is in a Tithonian estuary/bay marl in the Tendaguru Formation of Tanzania.

Ecology: nektonic durophage-carnivore