Silurus joergi

Taxonavigation: Siluriformes 

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
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Otomorpha
Subcohors: Ostariophysi
Sectio: Otophysa
Ordo: Siluriformes

Familia: Siluridae
Genus: Silurus

Species: †Silurus joergi

NameEdit

Silurus joergi Gaudant, 2015

Type locality: Germany (European Miocene): volcano-detritic sediments of Höwenegg.

Etymology: The specific name honors Erwin Jörg who first reported about this fossil.

ReferencesEdit

  • Gaudant, J., 2015: Re-examination of the upper Miocene freshwater fish fauna from Höwenegg (Hegau, Germany). Swiss Journal of Palaeontology DOI: 10.1007/s13358-015-0073-2 Reference page
  • Jörg, E., 1954: Die Schichtenfolge der Fossilfundstelle Höwenegg (Hegau). (Pontische Mergel u. Tuffite der Oberen Süßwassermolasse). Jahresberichte und Mitteilungen des Oberrheinischen Geologischen Vereins, 35: 67–87. DOI: 10.1127/jmogv/35/1054/67