Hoplopteryx Agassiz 1839 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Beryciformes - Trachichthyidae

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1839. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome IV (livr. 13). Imprimerie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel 109-204

Parent taxon: Trachichthyidae according to S. P. Applegate 1970

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Woodward 1902

Sister taxa: Eritima, Gephyroberyx, Hoplostethus, Notoberyx, Trachichthyidarum, Trachichthyoides

Subtaxa: Hoplopteryx antiquus Hoplopteryx brevis Hoplopteryx lewesiensis Hoplopteryx simus

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Type: Hoplopteryx antiquus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (2: Alabama collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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