Oracanthus Agassiz 1843 (spiny fish)


Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1843. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome III (livr. 18). Imprimérie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel

Parent taxon: Acanthodii according to J. J. Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acanthodida, Acanthodiformes, Brochoadmones, Climatiiformes, Diplacanthiformes, Euthacanthidae, Gemuendolepis, Gladiobranchus, Homacanthus, Ischnacanthida, Ischnacanthiformes, Nodocosta, Nodonchus, Parexus, Paucicanthus, Promesacanthus, Seretolepis, Tetanopsyrus, Triazeugacanthus, Yealepis

Subtaxa: Oracanthus milleri Oracanthus minor Oracanthus pnigeus Oracanthus pustulosus

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Type: Oracanthus milleri

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Mississippian of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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