Phacodus irregularis Cope 1869 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Pycnodontiformes

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1869. Description of some extinct fishes previously unknown. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 12:310-317

Belongs to Phacodus according to E. D. Cope 1869

See also Cope 1875 and Hay 1902

Sister taxon: Phacodus punctatus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Shiloh Marl, which is in a Burdigalian marginal marine marl in the Kirkwood Formation of New Jersey

Ecology: nektonic durophage-carnivore

Distribution: found only at Shiloh Marl

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