Enchodus mecoanalis Forey et al. 2003 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Salmoniformes - Enchodontidae

Full reference: P. L. Forey, L. Yi, C. Patterson and C. E. Davis. 2003. Fossil fishes from the Cenomanian (Upper Cretaceous) of Namoura, Lebanon. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 1(4):227-330

Belongs to Enchodus according to P. L. Forey et al. 2003

Sister taxa: Enchodus anceps, Enchodus annectens, Enchodus brevis, Enchodus dirus, Enchodus faujasi, Enchodus ferox, Enchodus gladiolus, Enchodus gracilis, Enchodus lamberti, Enchodus lemonnieri, Enchodus lewesiensis, Enchodus longidens, Enchodus longipectoralis, Enchodus major, Enchodus marchesettii, Enchodus oliveirai, Enchodus oxytomus, Enchodus petrosus, Enchodus pulchellus, Enchodus saevus, Enchodus semistriatus, Enchodus shumardi, Enchodus subaequilateralis, Enchodus tetraecus, Enchodus tineidae, Enchodus venator, Enchodus zipapanensis, Tetheodus pephredo

Type specimen: Its type locality is Namoura quarry type-locality for 4 new fish genera, which is in a Cenomanian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal wackestone/mudstone in the Sannine Limestone Formation of Lebanon

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Namoura quarry type-locality for 4 new fish genera

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