Enchodus petrosus Cope 1874 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Salmoniformes - Enchodontidae

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1874. Review of the Vertebrata of the Cretaceous Period found west of the Mississippi River. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories, First Series 2:3-48

Belongs to Enchodus according to K. Shimada et al. 2006

See also Applegate 1970, Case and Schwimmer 1988, Cope 1874, Hay 1902 and Thurmond and Jones 1981

Sister taxa: Enchodus amicrodus, Enchodus anceps, Enchodus annectens, Enchodus brevis, Enchodus calliodon, Enchodus dirus, Enchodus dolichus, Enchodus faujasi, Enchodus ferox, Enchodus gentryi, Enchodus gladiolus, Enchodus gracilis, Enchodus lamberti, Enchodus lemonnieri, Enchodus lewesiensis, Enchodus longidens, Enchodus longipectoralis, Enchodus major, Enchodus marchesettii, Enchodus mecoanalis, Enchodus oliveirai, Enchodus oxytomus, Enchodus parvus, Enchodus pressidens, Enchodus pulchellus, Enchodus saevus, Enchodus semistriatus, Enchodus shumardi, Enchodus subaequilateralis, Enchodus tetraecus, Enchodus tineidae, Enchodus venator, Enchodus zipapanensis, Tetheodus pephredo

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (16: Alabama, Georgia, Kansas, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, South Dakota collections)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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