Semionotus Agassiz 1843 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Semionotiformes - Semionotidae

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

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

See also Beltan 1972, Haughton 1924, McCune 1986, Schaeffer 1967, Schaeffer and Dunkle 1950, Sepkoski 2002, Woodward 1890 and Woodward 1895

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

Subtaxa: Semionotus agassizi Semionotus australis Semionotus bergeri Semionotus capensis Semionotus formosus Semionotus gibbus Semionotus kanabensis Semionotus kapffi Semionotus leptocephalus Semionotus metcalfi Semionotus nilsonni Semionotus normanniae Semionotus ovatus Semionotus tenuis Semionotus trotti

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Type: Semionotus bergeri

Ecology: nektonic durophage-carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (1: Utah collection)

• Jurassic of Canada (1: Nova Scotia), United States (4: Connecticut, New Jersey)

• Triassic to Jurassic of France (1), United States (2: Utah)

• Triassic of Australia (2), Austria (1), France (1), Germany (2), Spain (2), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (18: Arizona, Colorado, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Texas, Utah)

Total: 37 collections including 43 occurrences

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