Ischnacanthus Powrie 1864 (spiny fish)

Osteichthyes - Ischnacanthiformes

Parent taxon: Ischnacanthiformes according to V. Voichyshyn and H. Szaniawski 2012

See also Jordan 1963, Sepkoski 2002 and Woodward 1891

Sister taxa: Acritolepidae, Podoliacanthus, Xylacanthus

Subtaxa: Ischnacanthus gracilis

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Devonian of the United Kingdom (1 collection)

• Silurian of the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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