Persephonichthys


Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Classis: Dipnoi
Genus: †Persephonichthys

Species: †P. chthonica

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Persephonichthys Pardo et al., 2014

Etymology: From Persephone, a Greek goddess whose annual descent and re-emergence from the underworld is associated with the change of seasons, in reference to the seasonal aestivation burrows that fossils of this species are found in, and ichthys, meaning fish.

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