Caturus Agassiz 1843 (bowfin)

Actinopteri - Amiiformes - Caturidae

Invalid subtaxa: Conodus Agassiz 1843, Ditaxiodus Owen 1866, Endactis Egerton 1858, Strobilodus Wagner 1851, Thlattodus Owen 1866, Uraeus Agassiz 1843 [replaced name]

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

Parent taxon: Caturidae according to J. CartanyĆ” 1999

See also Beltan 1984, Delsate 1997, Gardiner 1960, Rayner 1948, Schaeffer and Patterson 1984, Sepkoski 2002 and Woodward 1895

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Caturus agassizi Caturus chaperi Caturus chirotes Caturus dartoni Caturus ferox Caturus furcatus Caturus heterurus Caturus insignis Caturus latipennis Caturus porteri Caturus retrodorsalis Caturus stenospondylus Caturus stenoura

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore-piscivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Belgium (1 collection), Germany (1), Japan (1), Spain (2), Tunisia (5), the United Kingdom (1)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of France (3)

• Jurassic of France (7), Germany (2), Portugal (1), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (6), United States (1: South Dakota)

• Triassic of Austria (2), Spain (3), United States (1: Texas)

• Permian of China (1)

Total: 39 collections including 49 occurrences

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