A New Perleidiform (Actinopterygii, Osteichthyes) from the Middle Anisian (Middle Triassic) of Yunnan, South China

@inproceedings{Sun2009ANP,
  title={A New Perleidiform (Actinopterygii, Osteichthyes) from the Middle Anisian (Middle Triassic) of Yunnan, South China},
  author={Zuo-Yu Sun and Andrea Tintori and Da-yong Jiang and Cristina Lombardo and Jos{\'e} Mat{\'i}as Rusconi and Wei-cheng Hao and Yuanlin Sun},
  year={2009}
}
: Two complete specimens from the Pelsonian (Middle Anisian, Middle Triassic) of Luoping, Yunnan Province, South China are referred to a new actinopterygian genus, Luopingichthys gen. nov., and ascribed to the perleidiform family Polzbergidae based especially on a typical synapomorphy of a peculiar premaxillary-maxillary complex, i.e., the fusion between premaxillary and maxillary along the antero-dorsal margin of the maxillary. The new taxon differs from other deep-bodied representatives of… CONTINUE READING

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