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  • Pteronisculus cicatrosus WHITE, 1933


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    • Small fish with fusiform body (less than 10cm / 4" ?). Small dorsal fin, located slightly behind the midpoint of the body, diagonally opposite the anal fin. Big eyes. Relatively long and broad pectoral fins. Comparatively small scales.

       

      Pteronisculus Kopf

      Pteronisculus Körper

       

    Taxonomy

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
    Class: Actinopterygii
    Order: Palaeonisciformes
    Family: Palaeoniscidae
    Genus: Pteronisculus
    Species: P. cicatrosus
    Author Citation WHITE, 1933

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Phanerozoic
    Era: Mesozoic
    Period: Triassic
    Epoch: Early
    International Age: Dienerian

    Stratigraphy

    Beaufort Group
    Sakamena Formation

    Biostratigraphy

    Lystrosaurus and Cynognathus Zone
    Fish and Ammonite Horizon

    Provenance

    Acquired by: Purchase/Trade

    Location

    Ambilobe
    Antsiranana Province
    Diana Region
    Madagascar

    Comments

    Small fish with fusiform body (less than 10cm / 4" ?). Small dorsal fin, located slightly behind the midpoint of the body, diagonally opposite the anal fin. Big eyes. Relatively long and broad pectoral fins. Comparatively small scales.

     

    Pteronisculus Kopf

    Pteronisculus Körper

     



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    oilshale

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    No - not this one. I've bought this fish with around 30 other unopened nodules 20 years ago at the flea market in Marseille, France.

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