Mylacanthus Stensiƶ 1921 (coelacanth)

Coelacanthimorpha - Coelacanthiformes - Coelacanthidae

Full reference: E. A. Stensiƶ. 1921. Triassic Fishes from Spitzbergen, Part I 1-307

Parent taxon: Coelacanthidae according to H.-P. Schultze 2004

See also Forey 1998 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Alcoveria, Chaohuichthys, Coelacanthus, Graphiurichthys, Moenkopia, Peplorhina, Quayia

Subtaxa: Mylacanthus lobatus Mylacanthus spinosus

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore


• Triassic of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections including 5 occurrences

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