Macropoma Agassiz 1843 (coelacanth)

Coelacanthimorpha - Coelacanthiformes - Coelacanthidae

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1843. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome I (livr. 18). Imprimerie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel xxxii-188

Parent taxon: Coelacanthidae according to J. Mawson and A. S. Woodward 1907

See also Forey 1998, Huxley 1861, Schultze 2004, Sepkoski 2002 and Woodward 1891

Sister taxa: Alcoveria, Axelrodichthys, Chaohuichthys, Chinlea, Coelacanthus, Graphiurichthys, Mawsonia, Megalocoelacanthus, Moenkopia, Mylacanthus, Quayia

Subtaxa: Macropoma lewesiensis Macropoma mantelli Macropoma precursor Macropoma speciosum Macropoma willemoesii

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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