Axelrodichthys Maisey 1986 (coelacanth)

Coelacanthimorpha - Coelacanthiformes - Coelacanthidae

Full reference: J. G. Maisey. 1986. Coelacanths from the Lower Cretaceous of Brazil. American Museum Novitates 2866:1-30

Parent taxon: Coelacanthidae according to J. G. Maisey 1986

See also Forey 1998 and Schultze 2004

Sister taxa: Alcoveria, Chaohuichthys, Chinlea, Coelacanthus, Graphiurichthys, Macropoma, Mawsonia, Megalocoelacanthus, Moenkopia, Mylacanthus, Quayia

Subtaxa: Axelrodichthys araripensis

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Brazil (1 collection), Madagascar (1), Mexico (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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