Propenser Applegate 1970 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Acipenseriformes - Acipenseridae

Full reference: S. P. Applegate. 1970. The vertebrate fauna of the Selma Formation of Alabama. Fieldiana: Geology Memoires 3(8):385-433

Parent taxon: Acipenseridae according to J. T. Thurmond and D. E. Jones 1981

See also Applegate 1970

Sister taxa: Acipenserinae, Husinae, Priscosturioninae, Propenserinae, Psammorhynchinae

Subtaxa: Propenser hewletti

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (1: Illinois collection)

• Cretaceous of United States (2: Alabama)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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