Lepidotus leedsi Woodward 1895 (gar)

Actinopteri - Lepisosteiformes

Full reference: A. S. Woodward. 1895. Catalogue of the Fossil Fishes in the British Museum (Natural History), Part III 1-544

Belongs to Lepidotus according to A. S. Woodward 1895

Sister taxa: Lepidotes elvensis, 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 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: BMNH P.6837, a partial skull. Its type locality is Peterborough area, Leeds Collection, which is in a Callovian offshore mudstone in the Oxford Clay Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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