Lepisosteus Agassiz 1843 (gar)

Actinopteri - Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae

Synonym: Pneumatosteus Cope 1869

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1843. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome I (livr. 18). Imprimerie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel xxxii-188

Parent taxon: Lepisosteidae according to S. R. May 2019

See also Bjork 1967, Bryant 1989, Carnevale and Godfrey 2018, Case and Schwimmer 1988, Estes 1964, Estes 1976, Estes and Berberian 1970, Hay 1902, Lambe 1908, Leidy 1860, López-Arbarello 2012, Peng et al. 2001, Purdy et al. 2001, Sepkoski 2002, Weems 1999 and Woodward 1895

Sister taxa: Atractosteus, Lepidosteus, Masillosteus, Nhanulepisosteus, Oniichthys

Subtaxa: Lepisosteus aganus Lepisosteus cuneatus Lepisosteus cycliferus Lepisosteus glaber Lepisosteus integer Lepisosteus nahunticus Lepisosteus occidentalis Lepisosteus osseus Lepisosteus whitneyi

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (16: Florida, Georgia, Kansas, South Dakota, Texas collections)

• Blancan of United States (2: Florida)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of Panama (1), United States (14: Florida, Kansas, Maryland, Nebraska, Texas, Virginia)

• Eocene of Canada (3: Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan), France (2), Germany (1), Pakistan (1), the United Kingdom (7), United States (73: Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, Wyoming)

• Paleocene to Eocene of India (1)

• Paleocene of Bolivia (1), Canada (2: Saskatchewan), India (1), United States (18: Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, Utah, Wyoming)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (1: Arkansas)

• Cretaceous of Bolivia (1), Brazil (2), Canada (69: Alberta, Saskatchewan), France (7), India (9), Madagascar (2), Mexico (1), Portugal (1), Romania (3), the United Kingdom (1), United States (132: Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming), Uzbekistan (1)

Total: 374 collections including 383 occurrences

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