Stratodus Cope 1872 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Alepisauriformes - Dercetidae

Parent taxon: Dercetidae according to N. Tabaste 1963

See also Applegate 1970, Hay 1902, Sepkoski 2002 and Thurmond and Jones 1981

Sister taxa: Anguillavus hackberryensis, Dercetis, Ichthyotringa, Kwangodercetis, Leptotrachelus, Paradercetis, Pelargorhynchus, Rhynchodercetis, Triaenaspis

Subtaxa: Stratodus apicalis Stratodus oxypogon

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Mali (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Israel (2), Jordan (2), Mali (1), Niger (3), Syria (3), United States (4: Alabama)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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