Grimmenodon Stumpf et al. 2017 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Pycnodontiformes

Full reference: S. Stumpf, J. Ansorge, C. Pfaff and J. Kriwet. 2017. Early Jurassic diversification of pycnodontiform fishes (Actinopterygii, Neopterygii) after the end-Triassic extinction event: evidence from a new genus and species, Grimmenodon aureum. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 37:e1344679

Parent taxon: Pycnodontiformes according to S. Stumpf et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Akromystax, Arcodonichthys, Gyrodontoidei, Gyronchus, Ichthyoceras, Nursallidae, Phacodus, Polygyrodus, Pycnodontoidei, Tibetodus, Trewavasia

Subtaxa: Grimmenodon aureum

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Type: Grimmenodon aureum

Ecology: nektonic durophage-carnivore

Distribution: found only at Grimmen clay pit (EMAU collection, exaratum subzone) (Jurassic of Germany)

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