Cionichthys Schaeffer 1967 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Palaeonisciformes - Redfieldiidae

Full reference: B. Schaeffer. 1967. Late Triassic fishes from the western United States. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 135(6):285-342

Parent taxon: Redfieldiidae according to B. Schaeffer 1967

See also Murry 1986

Sister taxa: Brookvalia, Dictyopyge, Helichthys, Lasalichthys, Mauritanichthys, Redfieldius, Synorichthys

Subtaxa: Cionichthys dunklei Cionichthys greeni

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Type: Cionichthys dunklei

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Triassic of United States (10: Arizona, Colorado, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Texas, Utah collections)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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