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Temporal range: Upper Jurassic
Uarbryichthys latus.jpg
Comparison of U. latus (top) and Cavenderichthys talbragarensis (bottom)
Scientific classification

Wade, 1941
  • U. latus (Wade, 1941) [1]
  • U. incertus (Wade, 1953) [2]

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  1. Bartram, A. W. H. 1977. The Macrosemiidae, a Mesozoic family of holostean fishes. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Geology series 29:137-234. p. 82
  2. Bartram, A. W. H. 1977. The Macrosemiidae, a Mesozoic family of holostean fishes. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Geology series 29:137-234. p. 71