Quayia Hunt 1997 (coelacanth)

Coelacanthimorpha - Coelacanthiformes - Coelacanthidae

Full reference: A. P. Hunt. 1997. A new coelacanth (Osteichthyes: Actinistia) from the continental Upper Triassic of New Mexico. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 11:25-27

Parent taxon: Coelacanthidae according to A. P. Hunt 1997

Sister taxa: Alcoveria, Chaohuichthys, Coelacanthus, Graphiurichthys, Moenkopia, Mylacanthus, Peplorhina

Subtaxa: Quayia zideki

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Type: Quayia zideki

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of United States (2: New Mexico, Texas collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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