Lepidotes toombsi Jain and Robinson 1963 (gar)

Actinopteri - Lepisosteiformes

Full reference: S. L. Jain and P. L. Robinson. 1963. Some new specimens of the fossil fish Lepidotes from the English Upper Jurassic. Journal of Zoology 141:119-135

Belongs to Lepidotes according to S. L. Jain and P. L. Robinson 1963

Sister taxa: Lepidotes elvensis, Lepidotes gloriae, Lepidotes lennieri, Lepidotes macropterus, Lepidotes microrhis, Lepidotes tanyrhis, Lepidotes walcotti, Lepidotes wenzae, Lepidotus affinis, Lepidotus exiguus, Lepidotus gallineki, Lepidotus latifrons, Lepidotus leedsi, 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.25180, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Manea, near Ely, which is in a Kimmeridgian marine horizon in the Kimmeridge Clay Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Manea, near Ely

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