Enchodus tineidae Holloway et al. 2017 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Salmoniformes - Enchodontidae

Full reference: W. L. Holloway, K. M. Claeson, H. M. Sallam, S. El-Sayed, M. Kora, J. J. W. Sertich, and P. M. O'Connor. 2017. A new species of the neopterygian fish Enchodus from the Duwi Formation, Campanian, Late Cretaceous, Western Desert, central Egypt. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 62(3):603-611

Belongs to Enchodus according to W. L. Holloway et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Enchodus amicrodus, Enchodus anceps, Enchodus annectens, Enchodus brevis, Enchodus calliodon, Enchodus dirus, Enchodus dolichus, Enchodus faujasi, Enchodus ferox, Enchodus gentryi, Enchodus gladiolus, Enchodus gracilis, Enchodus lamberti, Enchodus lemonnieri, Enchodus lewesiensis, Enchodus longidens, Enchodus longipectoralis, Enchodus major, Enchodus marchesettii, Enchodus mecoanalis, Enchodus oliveirai, Enchodus oxytomus, Enchodus parvus, Enchodus petrosus, Enchodus pressidens, Enchodus pulchellus, Enchodus saevus, Enchodus semistriatus, Enchodus shumardi, Enchodus subaequilateralis, Enchodus tetraecus, Enchodus venator, Enchodus zipapanensis, Tetheodus pephredo

Type specimen: MUVP 59, a partial skull. Its type locality is Tineida, which is in a Campanian marine mudstone in the Duwi Formation of Egypt.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Tineida

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