Pachyrhizodus Agassiz 1850 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Crossognathiformes - Pachyrhizodontidae

Parent taxon: Pachyrhizodontidae according to K. Shimada et al. 2006

See also Applegate 1970, Cumbaa et al. 2006, Dixon 1850, Hay 1902, Thurmond and Jones 1981 and Woodward 1901

Sister taxa: Conosaurus, Oricardinus

Subtaxa: Pachyrhizodus basalis Pachyrhizodus caninus Pachyrhizodus curvatus Pachyrhizodus dibleyi Pachyrhizodus kingi Pachyrhizodus latimentum Pachyrhizodus leptognathus Pachyrhizodus leptopsis Pachyrhizodus minimus Pachyrhizodus subulidens Pachyrhizodus velox

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Type: Pachyrhizodus basalis

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (1: Illinois collection)

• Cretaceous of Canada (2: Manitoba, Saskatchewan), the United Kingdom (2), United States (21: Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, South Carolina, South Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 26 collections including 30 occurrences

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