Neoproscinetes De Figueiredo and Silva Santos 1990 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae

Full reference: F. J. De Figueiredo and R. d.a. Silva Santos. 1990. Sobre Neoproscinetes penalvai (Silva Santos, 1970) (Pisces, Pycnodontiformes) do Cretaceo Inferior da Chapada do Araripe, Nordeste do Brasil. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias 62(3):269-281

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

Sister taxa: Abdobalistum, Acrotemnus, Anomoeodus, Athrodon, Callodus, Coccodus, Coelodus, Iemanja, Macromesodon, Micropycnodon, Nonaphalagodus, Omphalodus, Paramicrodon, Polypsephis, Proscincetes, Pycnodontinae, Pycnodus, Pycnomicrodon, Sphaerodus, Stemmatodus, Tepexichthys, Typodus, Uranoplosus, Xenopholis

Subtaxa: Neoproscinetes penalvai

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Ecology: nektonic durophage-carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Brazil (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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