Hemicalypterus Schaeffer 1967 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Semionotiformes - Semionotidae

Full reference: B. Schaeffer. 1967. Late Triassic fishes from the western United States. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 135(6):285-342

Parent taxon: Semionotidae according to B. Schaeffer 1967

See also Murry 1986 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acentrophorus, Aetheolepis, Aphnelepis, Archaeolepidotus, Pristisomus, Sargodon, Semionotus, Semionotus serratus, Tetragonolepis, Tianfuichthys

Subtaxa: Hemicalypterus weiri

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Type: Hemicalypterus weiri

Ecology: nektonic durophage-carnivore


• Triassic of United States (5: Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Utah collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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