Aspidorhynchus Agassiz 1843 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Teleostei - Aspidorhynchidae

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

Parent taxon: Aspidorhynchidae according to R. Estes 1964

See also Gardiner 1960, Rayner 1948, Sepkoski 2002 and Woodward 1895

Sister taxa: Belonostomus, Vinctifer

Subtaxa: Aspidorhynchus acutirostris Aspidorhynchus crassus Aspidorhynchus euodus Aspidorhynchus fisheri Aspidorhynchus sanzenbacheri

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of the United Kingdom (1 collection)

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

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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