Caturus porteri Rayner 1948 (bowfin)

Actinopteri - Amiiformes - Caturidae

Full reference: D. H. Rayner. 1948. The Structure of Certain Jurassic Holostean Fishes with Special Reference to Their Neurocrania. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences 233(601):287-345

Belongs to Caturus according to D. H. Rayner 1948

Sister taxa: Caturus agassizi, Caturus chaperi, Caturus chirotes, Caturus dartoni, Caturus ferox, Caturus furcatus, Caturus heterurus, Caturus insignis, Caturus latipennis, Caturus retrodorsalis, Caturus stenospondylus, Caturus stenoura

Type specimen: BMNH 29049, a skull. Its type locality is Christian Malford, which is in a Callovian offshore mudstone in the Oxford Clay Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore-piscivore

Distribution: found only at Christian Malford

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