Anomoeodus latidens Gidley 1913 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae

Full reference: J. W. Gidley. 1913. Some new American pycnodont fishes. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 46(2036):445-450

Belongs to Anomoeodus according to J. W. Gidley 1913

Sister taxa: Anomoeodus mississippiensis, Anomoeodus nursalli, Anomoeodus phaseolus, Anomoeodus splendidus, Anomoeodus woodwardi

Type specimen: USNM 2194, a partial skull (left splenial). Its type locality is 9 miles west of Tupelo, which is in a Cretaceous marine horizon in Mississippi.

Ecology: nektonic durophage-carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (2: Maryland, Mississippi collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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