Suborder Gyrodontoidei Nursall 1996 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Pycnodontiformes

Full reference: J. R. Nursall. 1996. The phylogeny of pycnodont fishes. Mesozoic Fishes – Systematics and Paleoecology. Verlag Dr. Friedrich Pfeil, München 125-152

Parent taxon: Pycnodontiformes according to J. R. Nursall 1996

Sister taxa: Akromystax, Arcodonichthys, Grimmenodon, Gyronchus, Ichthyoceras, Nursallidae, Phacodus, Polygyrodus, Pycnodontoidei, Tibetodus, Trewavasia

Subtaxa: Gyrodontidae Mesturidae

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Ecology: nektonic durophage-carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (1: Saskatchewan collection), Chile (1), Egypt (1), Tunisia (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of France (1)

• Jurassic of Chile (2), France (3), Germany (3), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Triassic of France (1)

Total: 17 collections including 18 occurrences

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