Macromesodon Blake 1905 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae

Parent taxon: Pycnodontes according to J. R. Nursall 1996

See also Woodward 1916

Sister taxa: Abdobalistum, Acrotemnus, Anomoeodus, Athrodon, Callodus, Coccodus, Coelodus, Gyrodus, Iemanja, Microdus, Micropycnodon, Neoproscinetes, Nonaphalagodus, Omphalodus, Paramicrodon, Polypsephis, Proscincetes, Pycnodontinae, Pycnodus, Pycnomicrodon, Sphaerodus, Stemmatodus, Tepexichthys, Xenopholis

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektonic durophage-carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Spain (1 collection), United States (4: Texas)

• Jurassic of France (2)

Total: 7 collections including 8 occurrences

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