Pholidophorus Agassiz 1843 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Pholidophoriformes - Pholidophoridae

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

Parent taxon: Pholidophoridae according to G. Arratia 2017

See also Arratia 2013, Gardiner 1960, Hay 1902, Nybelin 1966, Rayner 1948, Sepkoski 2002, Wenz 1967, Woodward 1890, Woodward 1895, Woodward 1919, Zambelli 1980 and Zambelli 1986

Sister taxa: Annaichthys, Archaeomaene, Ceneichthys, Ceramurus, Eopholidophorus, Knerichthys, Lombardichthys, Malingichthys, Parapholidophorus, Pholidoctenus, Pholidolepis, Pholidophoretes, Pholidophorinae, Pholidophoroides, Pholidophoropsis, Zambellichthys

Subtaxa: Pholidophorus australis Pholidophorus barazzettii Pholidophorus brevis Pholidophorus curionii Pholidophorus dubius Pholidophorus gaudryi Pholidophorus germanicus Pholidophorus granulatus Pholidophorus gregarius Pholidophorus hartmanni Pholidophorus higginsi Pholidophorus latiusculus Pholidophorus microlepidotus Pholidophorus nitidus Pholidophorus pachysomus Pholidophorus purbeckensis Pholidophorus pusillus Pholidophorus stricklandi

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Type: Pholidophorus bechei

Ecology: suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Belgium (1 collection), the United Kingdom (1)

• Jurassic of France (6), Germany (6), Italy (3), the United Kingdom (13)

• Triassic to Jurassic of the United Kingdom (1)

• Triassic of Australia (2), Austria (4), Germany (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (10), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (5)

Total: 55 collections including 74 occurrences

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