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Ptycholepis monilifer Woodward 1895 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Chondrostei - Ptycholepididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 99518

Full reference: A. S. Woodward. 1895. Catalogue of the Fossil Fishes in the British Museum (Natural History), Part III 1-544

Belongs to Ptycholepis according to B. G. Gardiner 1960

Sister taxa: Ptycholepis avus, Ptycholepis barboi, Ptycholepis barrati, Ptycholepis bollensis, Ptycholepis curtus, Ptycholepis gracilis, Ptycholepis magnus, Ptycholepis marshii, Ptycholepis minor, Ptycholepis priscus, Ptycholepis schaefferi, Ptycholepis tenuisquamata, Ptycholepis viai

Type specimen: BMNH 39868, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Lyme Regis unspecified (BMNH), which is in a Sinemurian marine horizon in the United Kingdom.

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