Orthocormus roeperi Arratia and Schultze 2013 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Pachycormiformes

Full reference: G. Arratia and H.-P. Schultze. 2013. Outstanding features of a new Late Jurassic pachycormiform fish from the Kimmeridgian of Brunn, Germany and comments on current understanding of pachycormiforms. Mesozoic Fishes 5 – Global Diversity and Evolution 87-120

Belongs to Orthocormus according to G. Arratia and H.-P. Schultze 2013

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: BSPG 1993 XVIII-VFKO B16, a skeleton (very well preserved, complete specimen). Its type locality is Brunn Quarry (general), which is in a Kimmeridgian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal mudstone in Germany.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Brunn Quarry (general)

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