Araripichthys axelrodi Maisey and Moody 2001 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Teleostei - Araripichthyidae

Full reference: J. G. Maisey and J. M. Moody. 2001. A Review of the Problematic Extinct Teleost Fish Araripichthys, with a Description of a New Species from the Lower Cretaceous of Venezuela. American Museum Novitates (3324)1-27

Belongs to Araripichthys according to J. G. Maisey and J. M. Moody 2001

Sister taxon: Araripichthys weberi

Type specimen: P-907 MBLUZ, a partial skeleton (Individual lacking tail). Its type locality is Rosarito Quarry, which is in an Aptian offshore shelf horizon in the Apon Formation of Venezuela.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Rosarito Quarry

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