Pycnodus gigas Agassiz 1839 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae

Belongs to Pycnodus according to O. G. Costa 1864

Sister taxa: Pycnodus apodus, Pycnodus bicresta, Pycnodus bowerbanki, Pycnodus carolinensis, Pycnodus comminuens, Pycnodus flabellatus, Pycnodus granulatus, Pycnodus jugleri, Pycnodus lametae, Pycnodus minutus, Pycnodus orbicularis, Pycnodus parallelus, Pycnodus planidens, Pycnodus platessus, Pycnodus preufsii, Pycnodus priscus, Pycnodus robustus, Pycnodus rotundatus, Pycnodus toliapicus

Ecology: nektonic durophage-carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Italy (1 collection)

• Jurassic of Germany (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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