Lepisosteus de Lacepède 1803 (gar)

Actinopteri - Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae

Parent taxon: Lepisosteidae according to A. López-Arbarello 2012

See also Bjork 1967, Bryant 1989, Carnevale and Godfrey 2118, Case and Schwimmer 1988, Estes 1964, Estes 1976, Estes and Berberian 1970, Purdy et al. 2001, Sepkoski 2002 and Weems 1999

Sister taxa: Atractosteus, Masillosteus, Oniichthys

Subtaxa: Lepisosteus occidentalis Lepisosteus osseus Lepisosteus simplex

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (16: Florida, Georgia, Kansas, South Dakota, Texas collections)

• Blancan of United States (2: Florida)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of Panama (1), United States (11: Florida, Kansas, Maryland, Nebraska, Texas, Virginia)

• Eocene of Canada (3: Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan), France (2), Germany (1), Pakistan (1), the United Kingdom (7), United States (74: Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Wyoming)

• Paleocene to Eocene of India (1)

• Paleocene of Bolivia (1), Canada (2: Saskatchewan), India (1), United States (16: Montana, North Dakota, Utah, Wyoming)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (1: Arkansas)

• Cretaceous of Bolivia (1), Brazil (2), Canada (69: Alberta, Saskatchewan), France (7), India (9), Madagascar (2), Mexico (1), Romania (3), the United Kingdom (1), United States (131: Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming), Uzbekistan (1)

Total: 368 collections including 377 occurrences

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