Coryphaenoides amager Schwarzhans 2003 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Gadiformes - Macrouridae

Full reference: W. Schwarzhans. 2003. Fish otoliths from the Paleocene of Denmark. Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland Bulletin 2:1-94

Belongs to Coryphaenoides according to W. Schwarzhans 2003

Sister taxa: Coryphaenoides biobtusus, Coryphaenoides contortus, Coryphaenoides guentheri, Coryphaenoides maximus, Coryphaenoides rupestris

Type specimen: MGUH 26146, an otolith. Its type locality is Sundkrogen [Lellinge Greensand], which is in a Selandian marine sandstone in the Lellinge Greensand Formation of Denmark.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Denmark (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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