Caturus ferox Agassiz 1844 (bowfin)

Actinopteri - Amiiformes - Caturidae

Alternative combination: Conodus ferox

Belongs to Caturus according to A. S. Woodward 1895

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

Type specimen: BMNH P.3643, a 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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