Acrotemnus Agassiz 1843 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae

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

Parent taxon: Pycnodontes according to C. Arambourg and L. Joleaud 1943

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Abdobalistum, Anomoeodus, Athrodon, Callodus, Coccodus, Coelodus, Iemanja, Macromesodon, Micropycnodon, Neoproscinetes, Nonaphalagodus, Omphalodus, Paramicrodon, Polypsephis, Proscincetes, Pycnodontinae, Pycnodus, Pycnomicrodon, Sphaerodus, Stemmatodus, Tepexichthys, Typodus, Uranoplosus, Xenopholis

Subtaxa: Acrotemnus faba

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Ecology: nektonic durophage-carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Niger (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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