Enchodus zipapanensis Fielitz and González-Rodríguez 2010 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Salmoniformes - Enchodontidae

Full reference: C. Fielitz and K. A. González-Rodríguez. 2010. A New Species of Enchodus (Aulopiformes: Enchodontidae) from the Cretaceous (Albian to Cenomanian) of Zimapán, Hidalgo, México. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30(5):1343-1351

Belongs to Enchodus according to C. Fielitz and K. A. González-Rodríguez 2010

Sister taxa: Enchodus amicrodus, Enchodus anceps, Enchodus annectens, Enchodus brevis, Enchodus calliodon, Enchodus dirus, Enchodus dolichus, Enchodus faujasi, Enchodus ferox, Enchodus gentryi, Enchodus gladiolus, Enchodus gracilis, Enchodus lamberti, Enchodus lemonnieri, Enchodus lewesiensis, Enchodus longidens, Enchodus longipectoralis, Enchodus major, Enchodus marchesettii, Enchodus mecoanalis, Enchodus oliveirai, Enchodus oxytomus, Enchodus parvus, Enchodus petrosus, Enchodus pressidens, Enchodus pulchellus, Enchodus saevus, Enchodus semistriatus, Enchodus shumardi, Enchodus subaequilateralis, Enchodus tetraecus, Enchodus tineidae, Enchodus venator, Tetheodus pephredo

Type specimen: Its type locality is Muhi quarry, which is in an Albian/Cenomanian deep subtidal shelf lime mudstone in the El Doctor Formation of Mexico

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Muhi quarry

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