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  • Saurichthys madagascariensis Piveteau, 1945


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    • Lit.:
      Pivetau, J. (1944-45): Paléontologie de Madagascar, XXV. Les poissons du Trias inférieur. La famille des Saurichthyidés. Ann. Paléont., 31: 79-87; Paris

      Rieppel, O. (1980): Additional specimens of Saurichthys madagascariensis from the Eotrias of Madagascar. N.Jb. Geol. Paläont. Mh., 1980 (1): 43-51; Stuttgart

      Kogan, I. und Romano, C. (2016): Redescription of Saurichthys madagascariensis Piveteau, 1945 (Actinopterygii, Early Triassic), with implications for the early saurichthyid morphotype. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. Vol. 36, Iss. 4, 2016 DOI: 10.1080/02724634.2016.1151886


      Beltan, L. (1996): Overview of systematics, paleobiology and paleoecology of Triassic fishes of northwestern Madagascar. In: Mesozoic Fishes - Systematics and Paleoecology, 1996, pp. 479-500. ISBN3-923871-90-2

       

    Taxonomy

    Lizard fish

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
    Class: Actinopterygii
    Order: Saurichthyiformes
    Family: Saurichthyidae
    Genus: Saurichthys
    Species: S. madagascariensis
    Author Citation Piveteau, 1945

    Geological Time Scale

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

    Stratigraphy

    Beaufort Group
    Middle Sakamena Formation

    Biostratigraphy

    Lystrosaurus and Cynognathus Zone
    Fish and Ammonite Horizon

    Provenance

    Acquired by: Purchase/Trade

    Location

    Ankitokazo
    Antsiranana Province
    Diana Region
    Madagascar

    Comments

    Lit.:
    Pivetau, J. (1944-45): Paléontologie de Madagascar, XXV. Les poissons du Trias inférieur. La famille des Saurichthyidés. Ann. Paléont., 31: 79-87; Paris

    Rieppel, O. (1980): Additional specimens of Saurichthys madagascariensis from the Eotrias of Madagascar. N.Jb. Geol. Paläont. Mh., 1980 (1): 43-51; Stuttgart

    Kogan, I. und Romano, C. (2016): Redescription of Saurichthys madagascariensis Piveteau, 1945 (Actinopterygii, Early Triassic), with implications for the early saurichthyid morphotype. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. Vol. 36, Iss. 4, 2016 DOI: 10.1080/02724634.2016.1151886


    Beltan, L. (1996): Overview of systematics, paleobiology and paleoecology of Triassic fishes of northwestern Madagascar. In: Mesozoic Fishes - Systematics and Paleoecology, 1996, pp. 479-500. ISBN3-923871-90-2

     



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