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  • Allothrissops salmoneus de Blainville, 1818


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    • There are two Allothissops species: A. salmoneus from the Solnhofen lithgraphic limestones in Bavaria and A. mesogaster from the slightly older deposits in Nusplingen, Baden-Württemberg. The small dorsal fin is located behind the anal fin.

       

    Taxonomy

    Bulldog Fish

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
    Class: Actinopterygii
    Order: Ichthyodectiformes
    Family: Allothrissopidae
    Genus: Allothrissops
    Species: A. salmoneus
    Author Citation de Blainville, 1818

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Phanerozoic
    Era: Mesozoic
    Period: Jurassic
    Epoch: Late
    International Age: Kimmeridgian

    Stratigraphy

    Painten Formation

    Biostratigraphy

    Ulmense Subzone
    rebouletianum

    Provenance

    Acquired by: Purchase/Trade

    Location

    Rygol Quarry
    Painten
    Bavaria
    Germany

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    There are two Allothissops species: A. salmoneus from the Solnhofen lithgraphic limestones in Bavaria and A. mesogaster from the slightly older deposits in Nusplingen, Baden-Württemberg. The small dorsal fin is located behind the anal fin.

     



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    6 hours ago, -Andy- said:

    Ooh he almost looks good enough to eat!

    Might be not good for your teeth!

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