Moenkopia Schaeffer and Gregory 1961 (coelacanth)

Coelacanthimorpha - Coelacanthiformes - Coelacanthidae

Full reference: B. Schaeffer and J. T. Gregory. 1961. Coelacanth fishes from the continental Triassic of the western United States. American Museum Novitates 2036:1-18

Parent taxon: Coelacanthidae according to B. Schaeffer and J. T. Gregory 1961

See also Forey 1998 and Schultze 2004

Sister taxa: Alcoveria, Chaohuichthys, Coelacanthus, Graphiurichthys, Mylacanthus, Peplorhina, Quayia

Subtaxa: Moenkopia wellesi

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore


• Triassic of United States (2: Arizona collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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