Cladocyclus Agassiz 1843 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Ichthyodectiformes - Cladocyclidae

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

Parent taxon: Cladocyclidae according to L. Cavin et al. 2013

See also Hay 1902, Leidy 1873, Sepkoski 2002 and Woodward 1901

Sister taxa: Chirocentrites, Chiromystus, Eubiodectes

Subtaxa: Cladocyclus gardneri Cladocyclus lewesiensis Cladocyclus occidentalis

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Type: Cladocyclus lewesiensis

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Brazil (6 collections), Italy (1), Morocco (1)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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