Saurodon Hays 1829 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Ichthyodectiformes - Saurodontidae

Parent taxon: Saurodontidae according to L. Cavin et al. 2013

See also Applegate 1970, Sepkoski 2002, Thurmond and Jones 1981 and Woodward 1901

Sister taxa: Asiamericana, Gillicus, Gwawinapterus, Gwawinapterus beardi, Prosaurodon, Saurocephalus, Verraesichthys

Subtaxa: Saurodon elongatus Saurodon intermedius Saurodon leanus Saurodon phlebotomus

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Type: Saurodon leanus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Italy (1 collection), Jordan (1), United States (8: Alabama, North Carolina, Tennessee)

Total: 10 collections including 11 occurrences

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