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Ophiopsis breviceps Egerton, 1852

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  • Title: Ophiopsis breviceps Egerton, 1852
  • State province: England
  • Specific epithet: breviceps
  • Scientific name authorship: Egerton, 1852
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Order: Ionoscopiformes
  • Locality: Wockley, near Tisbury
  • Latest period or highest system: Cretaceous
  • Latest era or highest erathem: Mesozoic
  • Latest epoch or Highest series: Early Cretaceous
  • Latest eon or highest eonothem: Phanerozoic
  • Latest age or Highest age: Berriasian
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Higher geography: Europe; United Kingdom; England; Wiltshire
  • Higher classification: Animalia; Chordata; Osteichthyes; Ionoscopiformes; Ophiopsiidae
  • Group: Purbeck Group
  • Genus: Ophiopsis
  • Family: Ophiopsiidae
  • Earliest period or lowest system: Cretaceous
  • Earliest era or lowest erathem: Mesozoic
  • Earliest epoch or lowest series: Early Cretaceous
  • Earliest eon or Lowest eonothem: Phanerozoic
  • Earliest age or Lowestst age: Berriasian
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Continent: Europe
  • Class: Osteichthyes


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