Ctenodentelops Forey et al. 2003 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Elopiformes - Elopidae

Full reference: P. L. Forey, L. Yi, C. Patterson and C. E. Davis. 2003. Fossil fishes from the Cenomanian (Upper Cretaceous) of Namoura, Lebanon. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 1(4):227-330

Parent taxon: Elopidae according to P. L. Forey et al. 2003

Sister taxa: Anaethalion, Ectasis, Elopopsis, Elops, Elopsomolos, Esocelops, Ichthyemidion, Notelops, Osmeroides, Palelops, Paraelops, Paratarpon, Parelops, Promegalops, Protelops, Rhacolepis, Spaniodon, Thrissopater, Thrissopteroides

Subtaxa: Ctenodentelops striatus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Namoura quarry type-locality for 4 new fish genera (Cretaceous of Lebanon)

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