Birgeria

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Birgeria
Temporal range: Triassic (Griesbachian - Rhaetian) 245.0–199.6 Ma
Birgeria.JPG
fossil Birgeria
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Palaeonisciformes
Family: Birgeriidae
Genus: Birgeria
species
  • Birgeria acuminata
  • Birgeria americana

Birgeria is an extinct genus of ray-finned fish from the Triassic.[1]

Fossils from Spitsbergen and restoration
Restoration

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romano, C. & Brinkmann, W. (2009). "Reappraisal of the lower actinopterygian Birgeria stensioei ALDINGER, 1931 (Osteichthyes; Birgeriidae) from the Middle Triassic of Monte San Giorgio (Switzerland) and Besano (Italy)". Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie - Abhandlungen. 252: 17–31. doi:10.1127/0077-7749/2009/0252-0017. 
  • Fossils (Smithsonian Handbooks) by David Ward (Page 211)