Coelacanthus evolutus Beltan 1980 (coelacanth)

Coelacanthimorpha - Coelacanthiformes - Coelacanthidae

Full reference: L. Beltan. 1980. Eotrias du Nord-Ouest de Madagascar: Etude de quelques poissons dont un est en parturition. Annales de la Société Géologique du Nord 99:453-464

Belongs to Coelacanthus according to L. Beltan 1980

See also Schultze 2004

Sister taxa: Coelacanthus banffensis, Coelacanthus dendrites, Coelacanthus elegans, Coelacanthus elongatus, Coelacanthus exiguus, Coelacanthus gracilis, Coelacanthus granulatus, Coelacanthus lepturus, Coelacanthus lunzensis, Coelacanthus madagascariensis, Coelacanthus minor, Coelacanthus munsteri, Coelacanthus ornatus, Coelacanthus phillipsii, Coelacanthus robustus, Coelacanthus tingleyensis, Coelacanthus welleri

Type specimen: PENOM 1a,b, a partial skull. Its type locality is Antitokazo, which is in a Dienerian marine horizon in Madagascar.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Antitokazo

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