Coelodus plethodon Arambourg and Joleaud 1943 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae

Full reference: C. Arambourg and L. Joleaud. 1943. Vertébrés fossiles du bassin du Niger [Fossil vertebrates of the Niger basin]. Bulletin de la Service des Mines de l'Afrique Occidentale Française 7:28-85

Belongs to Coelodus according to C. Arambourg and L. Joleaud 1943

Sister taxa: Coelodus bocagei, Coelodus choffati, Coelodus cuneiformis, Coelodus decaturensis, Coelodus delgadoi, Coelodus fabadens, Coelodus malwaensis, Coelodus riberoi

Type specimen: Lambert AD 073, B 42; Chevalier coll., a set of teeth (vomerine and splenial dentitions)

Ecology: nektonic durophage-carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Niger (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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