Athrodon Sauvage 1880 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae

Full reference: H.-E. Sauvage. 1880. Synopsis des poissons et des reptiles des terrains jurassiques de Boulogne-sur-Mer [Synopsis of the fishes and reptiles from the Jurassic deposits of Boulogne-sur-Mer]. Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France, 3e série 8:524-547

Parent taxon: Pycnodontidae according to A. S. Woodward 1895

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Woodward 1916

Sister taxa: Abdobalistum, Acrotemnus, Anomoeodus, Callodus, Coccodus, Coelodus, Gyrodus, Iemanja, Macromesodon, Microdus, Micropycnodon, Neoproscinetes, Nonaphalagodus, Omphalodus, Paramicrodon, Polypsephis, Proscincetes, Pycnodontinae, Pycnodus, Pycnomicrodon, Sphaerodus, Stemmatodus, Tepexichthys, Xenopholis

Subtaxa: Athrodon boloniensis Athrodon douvillei Athrodon intermedius

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Type: Athrodon douvillei

Ecology: nektonic durophage-carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Spain (1 collection)

• Jurassic of France (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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