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Placidichthys bidorsalis Brito 2000 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Ionoscopiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 219428

Full reference: P. M. Brito. 2000. A new halecomorph with two dorsal fins, Placidichthys bidorsalis n. g., n. sp. (Actinopterygii: Halecomorphi) from the Lower Cretaceous of the Araripe Basin, northeast Brazil. Comptes Rendus de l'Academie des Sciences Paris, Sciences de la Terre et des plančtes 331:749-754

Belongs to Placidichthys according to P. M. Brito 2000

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MPSC-P 288a and b, a skeleton. Its type locality is Placidichthys-type locality, which is in an Albian marine horizon in the Santana Formation of Brazil.


Average measurements (in mm): skeleton length 130.0