Lepidotes elvensis de Blainville 1818 (gar)

Actinopteri - Lepisosteiformes

Alternative combinations: Cyprinus elvensis, Lepidotus elvensis

Synonym: Lepidotus gigas Agassiz 1833

Full reference: H. D. de Blainville. 1818. Poissons fossiles. Nouvelle Dictionnaire d'Histoire Naturelle 27:310-395

Belongs to Lepidotes according to D. Delsate 1997

See also de Blainville 1818, Hay 1902, Wenz 1967, Woodward 1895 and Woodward 1916

Sister taxa: Lepidotes gloriae, 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 specimens:

  • Lepidotes elvensis: Its type locality is Elbes, Aveyron, which is in a Toarcian marine limestone in France
  • Lepidotus gigas:

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Jurassic of France (3 collections), Germany (3), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 7 collections including 8 occurrences

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