Lepidotes gloriae Thies 1989 (gar)

Actinopteri - Lepisosteiformes

Full reference: D. Thies. 1989. Lepidotes gloriae, sp. nov. (Actinopterygii: Semionotiformes) from the Late Jurassic of Cuba. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 9(1):18-40

Belongs to Lepidotes according to D. Thies 1989

Sister taxa: Lepidotes elvensis, Lepidotes lennieri, Lepidotes macropterus, Lepidotes microrhis, Lepidotes tanyrhis, Lepidotes toombsi, Lepidotes walcotti, Lepidotes wenzae, Lepidotus affinis, Lepidotus exiguus, Lepidotus gallineki, Lepidotus latifrons, Lepidotus leedsi, Lepidotus lusitanicus, Lepidotus macrocheirus, Lepidotus minor, Lepidotus occidentalis, Lepidotus palliatus, Lepidotus parvulus, Lepidotus semiserratus, Lepidotus souzai, Lepidotus subovatus, Lepidotus subundatus, Lepidotus tuberculatus, Lepidotus unguiculatus

Type specimen: USNM 279856, a skeleton. Its type locality is Hoyo de San Antonio, which is in an Oxfordian marine limestone in the Jagua Formation of Cuba.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Hoyo de San Antonio

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