Pachyrhizodus caninus Cope 1872 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Crossognathiformes - Pachyrhizodontidae

Belongs to Pachyrhizodus according to J. T. Thurmond and D. E. Jones 1981

See also Applegate 1970 and Hay 1902

Sister taxa: Pachyrhizodus basalis, Pachyrhizodus curvatus, Pachyrhizodus dibleyi, Pachyrhizodus kingi, Pachyrhizodus latimentum, Pachyrhizodus leptognathus, Pachyrhizodus leptopsis, Pachyrhizodus minimus, Pachyrhizodus subulidens, Pachyrhizodus velox

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (1: Illinois collection)

• Cretaceous of Canada (1: Manitoba), United States (11: Alabama, Kansas)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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