Conosaurus bowmani Gibbes 1851 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Crossognathiformes - Pachyrhizodontidae

Alternative combination: Conosaurops bowmani

Full reference: R. W. Gibbes. 1851. Memoir on Mosasaurus and the three allied new genera, Holcodus, Conosaurus, and Amphorosteus. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 2(5):1-13

Belongs to Conosaurus according to O. P. Hay 1902

See also Gibbes 1851 and Leidy 1868

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is Ashley River (Miocene Marl), which is in a Miocene marine marl in South Carolina

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (1: South Carolina collection)

• Cretaceous of United States (1: New Jersey)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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