Sphyraenodus Agassiz 1843 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Scombriformes

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1843. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome I (livr. 18). Imprimerie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel xxxii-188

Parent taxon: Scombroidei according to K. A. Monsch 2004

See also Bohm 1926, Casier 1966, Hay 1902 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Duplexdens, Euzaphlegidae, Micrornatus, Scombramphodon, Scombroidea, Trichiuriformes, Trichiuroidea, Xiphioidea

Subtaxa: Sphyraenodus crassidens Sphyraenodus hastatus Sphyraenodus priscus

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Italy (2 collections)

• Oligocene of France (1), Germany (1)

• Eocene of Namibia (1), the United Kingdom (8), United States (2: Georgia)

• Cretaceous of India (1)

Total: 16 collections including 21 occurrences

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