Unamichthys Alvarado-Ortega 2004 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Ichthyodectiformes

Full reference: J. Alvarado-Ortega. 2004. Description and Relationships of a New Ichthyodectiform Fish from the Tlayúa Formation (Early Cretaceous: Albian), Puebla, Mexico. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 24(4):802-813

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

See also Alvarado-Ortega 2004 and Cantalice et al. 2019

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

Subtaxa: Unamichthys espinosai

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Site IGM-2432, Tlayúa quarry (Cretaceous of Mexico)

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