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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Haeckel 1847) / Fish
Subphylum: Vertebrata (Lamarck 1801)
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata (Gegenbaur 1874)
Superclass: Osteichthyes (Huxley 1880)
Class: Actinopterygii (Cope 1887)
Subclass: Neopterygii (Regan 1923)
Infraclass: Teleostei (Müller 1846)
Order: Leptolepidiformes
Family: Leptolepididae (Nicholson and Lydekker 1889)


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Separate elements comprising of different species:- a) 4 articulated Leptolepis vertebrae and numerous small echinoid spines, b) an echinoid spine with discinsca (common),

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United Kingdom > England > Dorset
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