Cylindracanthus Leidy 1856 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Acipenseriformes

Parent taxon: Acipenseriodei according to J. A. Ebersole et al. 2019

See also Arambourg and Joleaud 1943, Bohm 1926, Casier 1966, Hay 1902, Leriche 1942, Schultz 1987, Sepkoski 2002, Thurmond and Jones 1981, Udovichenko and Nessov 1987, Weems 1999 and White 1926

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Cylindracanthus acus Cylindracanthus bisulcatus Cylindracanthus gigas Cylindracanthus isnusris Cylindracanthus ornatus Cylindracanthus rectus

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Italy (1 collection), Mali (1), Namibia (1), Nigeria (4), Senegal (1), Togo (1), the United Kingdom (8), United States (18: Alabama, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland , Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, Texas, Virginia), Uzbekistan (1), Western Sahara (1)

• Tertiary of United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (1: Arkansas)

• Cretaceous of Niger (2), Spain (1), United States (3: Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina)

Total: 45 collections including 49 occurrences

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