Phyllodus toliapicus Agassiz 1844 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Elopiformes - Phyllodontidae

Belongs to Phyllodus according to J. A. Ebersole et al. 2019

See also Casier 1966, Leriche 1942 and Weems 1999

Sister taxa: Phyllodus curvidens, Phyllodus elegans, Phyllodus hipparionyx, Phyllodus paulkatoi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Farmingdale, which is in a Bartonian marine sandstone in the Shark River Formation of New Jersey

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (1 collection), United States (4: Mississippi, New Jersey, Virginia)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Virginia)

• Cretaceous of United States (1: Wyoming)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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