Leedsichthys Woodward 1889 (bowfin)

Actinopteri - Amiiformes

Parent taxon: Amiiformes according to J. J. Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Amiidae, Amioidea, Amioidei, Aphanepygus, Caturidae, Caturoidea, Eusemius, Ionoscopus, Macrepistius, Oligopleura, Otomitla, Palaeolabridae, Sinoeugnathus, Stromerichthys

Subtaxa: Leedsichthys problematicus

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore-piscivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of France (3 collections), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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