Ogunichthys Alvarado-Ortega and Brito 2009 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Ichthyodectiformes

Full reference: J. Alvarado-Ortega and P. Brito. 2009. A New Ichthyodectiform (Actinopterygii, Teleostei) from the Lower Cretaceous Marizal Formation, North-east Brazil. Palaeontology 53(2):297-306

Parent taxon: Ichthyodectiformes according to L. Cavin et al. 2013

See also Alvarado-Ortega and Brito 2009

Sister taxa: Aidachar, Allothrissopidae, Allothrissops, Antarctithrissops, Ascalabothrissops, Chuhsiungichthiidae, Chuhsiungichthys, Cladocyclidae, Cooyoo, Faugichthys, Garganoichthys, Heckelichthys, Ichthyodectidae, Ichthyodectoidei, Mesoclupea, Occithrissops, Pachythrissops, Proportheus, Saurodontidae, Sultanuvaisia, Thrissops, Unamichthys, Vallecillichthys

Subtaxa: Ogunichthys triangularis

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Type: Ogunichthys triangularis

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Ogunichthys triangularis Holotype Quarry ( of Brazil)

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