Callipurbeckia

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Callipurbeckia
Temporal range: Late JurassicEarly Cretaceous, 150–125 Ma
Lepidotes notopterus.jpg
Fossil specimen of C. notopterus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Semionotiformes
Family: Callipurbeckiidae
Genus: Callipurbeckia
López-Arbarello, 2012
Type species
Callipurbeckia minor
(Agassiz, 1833)
Species

C. minor (Agassiz, 1833)
C. notopterus (Agassiz, 1833)
C. tendaguruensis (Wagner, 1863)

Callipurbeckia is an extinct genus of neopterygian ray-finned fish from the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. Fossils have been found in Germany, Tanzania, and England. It contains three species, which were previously classified in the related genus Lepidotes.[1]

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