Istiophorus platypterus Shaw and Nodder 1792 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Istiophoriformes - Istiophoridae

Alternative combination: Xiphias platypterus

Belongs to Istiophorus according to G. Carnevale and S. J. Godfrey 2118

See also Fierstine 2001

Sister taxa: Istiophorus calvertensis, Encheiziphius teretirostris

Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution: found only at Lee Creek Mine, Yorktown Formation (Pliocene of North Carolina)

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