Polypsephis Hay 1899 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae

Synonym: Microdon Agassiz 1843 [replaced name]

Full reference: O. P. Hay. 1899. On some changes in the names, generic and specific, of certain fossil fishes. The American Naturalist 33:783-792

Parent taxon: Pycnodontidae according to O. P. Hay 1899

See also Cope 1878 and Woodward 1895

Sister taxa: Abdobalistum, Acrotemnus, Anomoeodus, Athrodon, Callodus, Coccodus, Coelodus, Gyrodus, Iemanja, Macromesodon, Microdus, Micropycnodon, Neoproscinetes, Nonaphalagodus, Omphalodus, Paramicrodon, Proscincetes, Pycnodontinae, Pycnodus, Pycnomicrodon, Sphaerodus, Stemmatodus, Tepexichthys, Xenopholis

Subtaxa: Microdon biserialis Microdon discoides Microdon nuchalis Microdon penalvai Microdon simplex

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Ecology: nektonic durophage-carnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Polypsephis in the database

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