Saurodon elongatus Taverne and Bronzi 1999 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Ichthyodectiformes - Saurodontidae

Full reference: L. Taverne and P. Bronzi. 1999. Les poissons Cretaces de Nardo. 9. Note complementaire sur le Saurodontinae (Teleostei, Ichthyodectiformes): Saurodon elongatus, sp. nov. Studi e Ricerche sui Giacimenti Terziari di Bolca 8:105-116

Belongs to Saurodon according to L. Cavin et al. 2013

See also Taverne and Bronzi 1999

Sister taxa: Saurodon intermedius, Saurodon leanus, Saurodon phlebotomus

Type specimen: No. 6555, a skeleton. Its type locality is Sorbini Collection, which is in a Campanian/Maastrichtian marine horizon in Italy.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Sorbini Collection

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