Anomoeodus splendidus Nessov 1985 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae

Full reference: L. A. Nessov. 1985. Redkie kostnye ryby, nazemiye yashcheritsy i mlekopitayushchie zony limanov i primorskikh nizmennostey mela Kyzylkumov [Rare bony fishes, terrestrial lizards, and mammals in the estuarine and coastal lowland zone of the Kyzyl-Kum Cretaceous]. Yearbook of the All-Union Paleontological Association 28:199-219

Belongs to Anomoeodus according to L. A. Nessov 1985

Sister taxa: Anomoeodus latidens, Anomoeodus mississippiensis, Anomoeodus nursalli, Anomoeodus phaseolus, Anomoeodus woodwardi

Type specimen: TsNIGR 6/12000. Its type locality is SSHD-8, Sheikhdzheili, which is in a Cenomanian fluvial horizon in the Khodzhakul Formation of Uzbekistan.

Ecology: nektonic durophage-carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Uzbekistan (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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