Persephonichthys chthonica


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: †Persephonichthys chthonica

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Persephonichthys chthonica Pardo et al., 2014

  • Holotype: UNSM 32104, complete articulated skull with partial postcranium within aestivation burrow.

Etymology: Specific name meaning ‘‘from underground’’ or ‘‘from the underworld,’’ an additional reference to burrowing and aestivation in this species.

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