Enchodus ferox Leidy 1855 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Salmoniformes - Enchodontidae

Belongs to Enchodus according to G. Carbot-Charona and B. A. Than-Marchese 2013

Sister taxa: Enchodus anceps, Enchodus annectens, Enchodus brevis, Enchodus dirus, Enchodus faujasi, Enchodus gladiolus, Enchodus gracilis, Enchodus lamberti, Enchodus lemonnieri, Enchodus lewesiensis, Enchodus longidens, Enchodus longipectoralis, Enchodus major, Enchodus marchesettii, Enchodus mecoanalis, Enchodus oliveirai, Enchodus oxytomus, Enchodus petrosus, Enchodus pulchellus, Enchodus saevus, Enchodus semistriatus, Enchodus shumardi, Enchodus subaequilateralis, Enchodus tetraecus, Enchodus tineidae, Enchodus venator, Enchodus zipapanensis, Tetheodus pephredo

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (1: New Jersey collection)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (2: Arkansas, New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of India (2), United States (10: Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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