Wilsonichthys Murray et al. 2016 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Osteoglossiformes

Full reference: A. M. Murray, M. G. Newbrey, A. G. Neuman and D. B. Brinkman. 2016. New articulated osteoglossomorph from Late Cretaceous freshwater deposits (Maastrichtian, Scollard Formation) of Alberta, Canada. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 1-14

Parent taxon: Osteoglossiformes according to A. M. Murray et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Arapaimidae, Foreyichthyidae, Gymnarchidae, Lopadichthys, Lycopteridae, Monopteros, Mormyridae, Notopteridae, Opsithrissops, Osteoglossidae, Pantodontidae, Saurocephalidae, Tongxinichthys, Wakinoichthiidae, Xixiaichthys

Subtaxa: Wilsonichthys aridinsulensis

View classification

Type: Wilsonichthys aridinsulensis

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (6: Alberta collections), United States (2: Montana)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.