TABLE 1. Comparison of meristic characters of nominal species of Nursallia and Paranursallia; shared characters in boldface.

  Nursallia veronae Nursallia goedeli Nursallia tethysensis IGM 6618 Paranursallia gutturosa Paranursallia spinosa
Total vertebrae 34-35 39 31-33 ? 34-35 27
Dorsal fin rays 67 ~50 58-60 36+ ~70 ~70
Anal fin rays 62 ~45 52-54 ~55 ~70 ~73
Principal caudal fin rays 35-36 26-35 ~40 ~40 ~40 ~30

 

TABLE 2. Comparison of meristic characters of IGM 8990 and nominal species of Goulmimichthys; shared characters in boldface. Abbreviations: T, total; abd, abdominal; cau, caudal or preural; u, ural.

  G. arambourgeri G. gasparinii G. roberti IGM 8990
Vertebrae (T=abd+cau+u) 51=23+26+1 ?=?+?+? ?=?+18+1 47=28+18+1
Pectoral fin rays 15 17-19 15-17 ?
Pelvic fin rays 13 17 13 13
Dorsal fin rays ? ? 21 21
Anal fin rays ? ? 16 15-16