Smilodonichthys Cavender and Miller 1972 (saber toothed salmon)

Actinopteri - Salmoniformes

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

Sister taxa: Barcarenichthys, Casieroides, Chardonius, Cimolichthyoidei, Eosalmo, Esocoidea, Gharbouria, Ginsburgia, Goudkoffia, Helgolandichthys, Hucho, Myctophoidei, Natlandia, Prosopium, Pseudoleptolepis, Salmonidae, Salmoniformorum, Thaumaturus, Thymallus, Umbra

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of United States (1: California collection)

• Miocene of United States (3: California)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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