Akromystax Poyato-Ariza and Wenz 2005 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Pycnodontiformes

Full reference: J. Poyato-Ariza and S. E. K. Wenz. 2005. Akromystax tilmachiton Gen. Et Sp. Nov., a New Pycnodontid Fish from the Lebanese Late Cretaceous of Haqel and En Nammoura. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 25(1):27-45

Parent taxon: Pycnodontiformes according to J. Poyato-Ariza and S. E. K. Wenz 2005

Sister taxa: Arcodonichthys, Grimmenodon, Gyrodontoidei, Gyronchus, Ichthyoceras, Nursallidae, Phacodus, Polygyrodus, Pycnodontoidei, Tibetodus, Trewavasia

Subtaxa: Akromystax tilmachiton

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Type: Akromystax tilmachiton

Ecology: nektonic durophage-carnivore

Distribution: found only at Akromystax type locality (Cretaceous of Lebanon)

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