Occithrissops Schaeffer and Patterson 1984 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Ichthyodectiformes

Full reference: B. Schaeffer and C. Patterson. 1984. Jurassic fishes from the western United States, with comments on Jurassic fish distribution. American Museum Novitates 2796:1-86

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

See also Schaeffer and Patterson 1984 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aidachar, Allothrissopidae, Allothrissops, Antarctithrissops, Ascalabothrissops, Chuhsiungichthiidae, Chuhsiungichthys, Cladocyclidae, Cooyoo, Faugichthys, Garganoichthys, Heckelichthys, Ichthyodectidae, Ichthyodectoidei, Mesoclupea, Ogunichthys, Pachythrissops, Proportheus, Saurodontidae, Sultanuvaisia, Thrissops, Unamichthys, Vallecillichthys

Subtaxa: Occithrissops willsoni

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Type: Occithrissops willsoni

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Occithrissops in the database

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