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IRMNG taxon details

Actinolepis Agassiz, 1845 †

1372832  (urn:lsid:irmng.org:taxname:1372832)

accepted
Genus
terrestrial
fossil only
Poiss. F. V. G. R.
page(s): 141 [details]   
Taxonomic remark Murphy et al., 1976 include Actinolepis as a syn. of Astrolepis (Asterolepis) in fam. Asterolepididae, however according to...  
Taxonomic remark Murphy et al., 1976 include Actinolepis as a syn. of Astrolepis (Asterolepis) in fam. Asterolepididae, however according to other recent papers e.g. Newman & Trewin, 2008, Actinolepis is a valid genus and is the type of its own family Actinolepididae. [details]
IRMNG (2024). Actinolepis Agassiz, 1845 †. Accessed at: https://www.irmng.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1372832 on 2024-05-17
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2009-04-13 22:00:00Z
created
2011-12-31 23:00:00Z
changed
2019-02-19 06:37:00Z
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2022-05-18 07:06:25Z
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2024-05-04 05:35:17Z
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original description Poiss. F. V. G. R.
page(s): 141 [details]   

basis of record Neave, S. A. and successors. (1939-2004). Nomenclator Zoologicus, vols. 1-10 online. [developed by uBio, hosted online at MBLWHOI Library]. , available online at http://ubio.org/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   

additional source Murphy, M. A.; Morgan, T. G.; Dineley, D. L. (1976). Astrolepis sp. from the Upper Devonian of central Nevada. <em>Journal of Paleontology.</em> 50(3): 467-471.
note: as syn. of Asterolepis, however refer note [details]   

verified source for family GBIF/Yale University Peabody Museum: Peabody Paleoportal DiGIR Service (VP) [details]   

name verified source Neave, S. A. and successors. (1939-2004). Nomenclator Zoologicus, vols. 1-10 online. [developed by uBio, hosted online at MBLWHOI Library]. , available online at http://ubio.org/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   

current name source Newman, M. J.; Trewin, N. H. (2008). Discovery of the arthrodire genus <i>Actinolepis</i> (class Placodermi) in the Middle Devonian of Scotland. <em>Scottish Journal of Geology.</em> 44(1): 83-88., available online at https://doi.org/10.1144/sjg44010083 [details]   

extant flag source as per family [details]   
From other sources
Taxonomic remark Murphy et al., 1976 include Actinolepis as a syn. of Astrolepis (Asterolepis) in fam. Asterolepididae, however according to other recent papers e.g. Newman & Trewin, 2008, Actinolepis is a valid genus and is the type of its own family Actinolepididae. [details]

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