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Thoracopterus wushaensis Tintori et al. 2012 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Neopterygii - Thoracopteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 285382

Synonym: Potanichthys xingyiensis Xu et al. 2012 (taxon 249607)

Full reference: A. Tintori, Z. Y. Sun, C. Lombardo, D. Y. Jiang, C. Ji and R. Motani. 2012. A new "flying" fish from the upper Ladinian (Middle Triassic) of Wusha (Guizhou Province, southern China). Gortania 33:39-50

Belongs to Thoracopterus according to A. Tintori et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Thoracopterus magnificus, Thoracopterus martinisi, Thoracopterus niederristi

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore