Rhynchodercetis regio Blanco and Alvardo-Ortega 2006 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Alepisauriformes - Dercetidae

Full reference: A. Blanco and J. Alvardo-Ortega. 2006. Rhynchodercetis Region, A Dercetid Fish (Teleostei: Aulopiformes) from Vallecillo, Nuevo Leon State, Northeastern Mexico. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 26(3):552-558

Belongs to Rhynchodercetis according to A. Blanco and J. Alvardo-Ortega 2006

Sister taxa: Rhynchodercetis gracilis, Rhynchodercetis yovanovitchi

Type specimen: FCT 005

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Marlstones of Vallecillo Quarries, near Vallecillo village (Cretaceous of Mexico)

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