Lepidotes macropterus Yabumoto 1994 (gar)

Actinopteri - Lepisosteiformes

Full reference: Y. Yabumoto. 1994. Early Cretaceous freshwater fish fauna in Kyushu, Japan. Bulletin of the Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History 13:107-254

Belongs to Lepidotes according to Y. Yabumoto 1994

Sister taxa: Lepidotes elvensis, Lepidotes gloriae, Lepidotes lennieri, Lepidotes microrhis, Lepidotes tanyrhis, Lepidotes toombsi, 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: KMNH VP100,146, a partial skeleton (middle part of the body, anterior and posterior missing). Its type locality is First formation (TO-1), which is in a Neocomian terrestrial conglomerate/shale in the First Formation of Japan.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at First formation (TO-1)

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