Belonorhynchus Bronn 1858 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Saurichthyiformes - Saurichthyidae

Synonym: Giffonus Costa 1862

Full reference: H. G. Bronn. 1858. Beiträge zur triasischen Fauna und Flora der bituminösen Schiefer von Raibl, I und II. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Geologie und Petrefakten-Kunde 1858:1-32

Parent taxon: Belonorhynchidae according to P. E. Raymond 1925

See also Bassani 1895 and Woodward 1890

Sister taxa: Brevisaurichthys, Saurichthys, Saurorhynchus, Systolichthys

Subtaxa: Belonorhynchus gigas Belonorhynchus gracilis Belonorhynchus intermedius Belonorhynchus stoppanii Belonorhynchus striolatus Giffonus deperditus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of Australia (1 collection), Italy (7), Switzerland (1)

Total: 9 collections including 13 occurrences

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