Pachycormus Agassiz 1843 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Pachycormiformes - Pachycormidae

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

Parent taxon: Pachycormidae according to D. Delsate 1997

See also Rayner 1948, Sepkoski 2002, Wenz 1967 and Woodward 1895

Sister taxa: Asthenocormus, Euthynotus, Ohmdenia, Prosauropsis, Protosphyraena, Sauropsis, Saurostomus

Subtaxa: Pachycormus macropterus

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Type: Elops macropterus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Chile (2 collections), France (7), Germany (4), Italy (2), the United Kingdom (7)

Total: 22 collections including 33 occurrences

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