Paramicrodon Thurmond 1974 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae

Full reference: J. T. Thurmond. 1974. Lower vertebrate faunas of the Trinity Division on north-central Texas. Aspects of Trinity Division Geology. A Symposium on the Stratigraphy, Sedimentary Environments, and Fauna of the Comanche Cretaceous Trinity Division (Aptian and Albian) of Texas and Northern Mexico. Geoscience and Man 8:103-129

Parent taxon: Pycnodontes according to A. Barck 1992

See also Thurmond 1974

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

Subtaxa: Paramicrodon estesi

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Type: Paramicrodon estesi

Ecology: nektonic durophage-carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (4: Texas collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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