Micropycnodon Hibbard and Graffham 1945 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae

Parent taxon: Pycnodontidae according to K. Shimada et al. 2006

See also Nursall 1996, Nursall 1999 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Micropycnodon gaynaisensis Micropycnodon kansasensis

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Type: Pycnomicrodon kansasensis

Ecology: nektonic durophage-carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (1: Saskatchewan collection), Israel (1), United States (1: Colorado)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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