Coelacanthus lepturus Agassiz 1843 (coelacanth)

Coelacanthimorpha - Coelacanthiformes - Coelacanthidae

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1843. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome II, IIe Partie (17me livraison) 73-336

Belongs to Coelacanthus according to T. Atthey 1868

See also Agassiz 1843

Sister taxa: Coelacanthus banffensis, Coelacanthus dendrites, Coelacanthus elegans, Coelacanthus elongatus, Coelacanthus evolutus, Coelacanthus exiguus, Coelacanthus gracilis, Coelacanthus granulatus, Coelacanthus lunzensis, Coelacanthus madagascariensis, Coelacanthus minor, Coelacanthus munsteri, Coelacanthus ornatus, Coelacanthus phillipsii, Coelacanthus robustus, Coelacanthus tingleyensis, Coelacanthus welleri

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Low main seam shale, Newsham (Carboniferous of the United Kingdom)

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