Horseshoeichthys Newbrey et al. 2010 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Ellimmichthyiformes

Full reference: M. G. Newbrey, A. M. Murray, D. B. Brinkman, M. V. H. Wilson, and A. G. Neuman. 2010. A new articulated freshwater fish (Clupeomorpha, Ellimmichthyiformes) from the Horseshoe Canyon Formation, Maastrichtian, of Alberta, Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 47:1183-1196

Parent taxon: Ellimmichthyiformes according to M. G. Newbrey et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Armigatidae, Armigatoidei, Ellimmichthyidae, Ellimmichthyoidei, Paraclupeidae, Scutatuspinosidae, Sorbinichthyidae, Sorbinichthyoidei

Subtaxa: Horseshoeichthys armaserratus

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Type: Horseshoeichthys armaserratus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Cretaceous of Canada (5: Alberta, Saskatchewan collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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