Wadeichthys Waldman 1971 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Pachycormiformes

Full reference: M. Waldman. 1971. Fish from the freshwater Lower Cretaceous of Victoria, Australia with comments of the palaeo-environment. Special Papers in Palaeontology 9:1-124

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

Sister taxa: Ankylophorus, Ascalobos, Atacamichthyss, Austropleuropholis, Baleiichthys, Bobbichthys, Clupavus, Domeykos, Eugnathides, Eurystichthys, Flugopterus, Hengnania, Hungkiichthys, Hypsocormus, Ichthyokentema, Koonwarria, Luisichthys, Luisiella, Neopachycormus, Neopholidophoropsis, Oreochima, Orthocormus, Pachycormidae, Pachytrissops, Parapleuropholis, Pholidophoristion, Protoclupea, Prymnetes, Seefeldia, Varasichthys

Subtaxa: Wadeichthys oxyops

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Type: Wadeichthys oxyops

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Australia (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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