Nardovelifer

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Nardovelifer
Temporal range: Campanian
Nardovelifer altipinnis.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Lampridiformes
Family: Veliferidae
Genus: Nardovelifer
C. Sorbini & L. Sorbini, 1999 [1]
Species: N. altipinnis
Binomial name
Nardovelifer altipinnis
C. Sorbini & L. Sorbini, 1999 [1]

Nardovelifer altipinnis is the oldest known lamprid fish. It dates from the Campanian epoch of Nardò, Italy.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b C. Sorbini & L. Sorbini (1999). "The Cretaceous fishes of Nardo. 10: Nardovelifer altipinnis, gen. et sp. nov. (Teleostei, Lampridiformes, Veliferidae)". St Ric Giac Terz Bolca. 8: 11–27.