Gyronchus Agassiz 1843 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Pycnodontiformes

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

Parent taxon: Pycnodontiformes according to J. J. Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Akromystax, Arcodonichthys, Grimmenodon, Gyrodontoidei, Ichthyoceras, Nursallidae, Phacodus, Polygyrodus, Pycnodontoidei, Tibetodus, Trewavasia

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektonic durophage-carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (2: Oklahoma, Texas collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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