Caturus latipennis Egerton 1858 (bowfin)

Actinopteri - Amiiformes - Caturidae

Alternative combination: Pachycormus latipennis

Full reference: P. M. G. Egerton. 1858. Figures and descriptions illustrative of British organic remains. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of the United Kingdom, Decade IX, Supplement 2 Pl 1-Pl 10

Belongs to Caturus according to A. S. Woodward 1895

See also Egerton 1858

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

Type specimen: BMNH P568, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Lyme Regis, Enniskillen collection, which is in a Sinemurian marine horizon in the United Kingdom.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore-piscivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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