Holophagus Egerton 1861 (coelacanth)

Coelacanthimorpha - Coelacanthiformes - Latimeriidae

Synonym: Urocomus Costa 1862

Full reference: P. M. G. Egerton. 1861. Holophagus gulo description, in Preliminary essay upon the systematic arrangment of the fishes of the Devonian Epoch. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Great Britain, Decade X 23:19

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

See also Bassani 1895, Forey 1998, Gardiner 1960, Rieppel 1985, Sepkoski 2002 and Woodward 1916

Sister taxa: Foreyia, Latimeria, Macropomoides, Swenzia, Ticinepomis

Subtaxa: Holophagus gulo Holophagus picenus Undina

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Spain (1 collection)

• Jurassic of France (1), Germany (2), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (6)

• Triassic of Italy (2), the Russian Federation (1), Switzerland (3)

Total: 17 collections including 18 occurrences

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