Parawenzichthys

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Parawenzichthys
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclass: Osteichthyes
Class: Actinopterygii
Infraclass: Teleostei
Superorder: Protacanthopterygii
Order: Argentiniformes
Genus: Parawenzichthys
de Figueiredo, Gallo, & Delarmelina, 2012
Species

P. minor

Parawenzichthys is an extinct genus of protacanthopterygian fish containing the single species Parawenzichthys minor, known from the Turonian age of present-day southern Brazil.

References[edit]

  • de Figueiredo, F.J.; Gallo, V.; Delarmelina, A.F.P. (2012). "A new protacanthopterygian fish from the Upper Cretaceous (Turonian) of the Pelotas Basin, southern Brazil". Cretaceous Research 34: 116–123. doi:10.1016/j.cretres.2011.10.009.