Pliodetes Wenz 1999 (gar)

Actinopteri - Lepisosteiformes

Full reference: S. Wenz. 1999. Pliodetes nigeriensis, gen. nov. et. sp. nov., a new semionotid fish from the Lower Cretaceous of Gadoufaoua (Niger Republic): phylogenetic comments. Mesozoic Fishes 2—Systematics and Fossil Record 107-120

Parent taxon: Lepisosteioidei according to A. López-Arbarello 2012

See also Wenz 1999

Sister taxa: Araripelepidotes, Lepisosteoidea

Subtaxa: Pliodetes nigeriensis

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Type: Pliodetes nigeriensis

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Niveau des Innocents, Gadoufaoua (Cretaceous of Niger)

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