Lepisosteus osseus Linnaeus 1758 (gar)

Actinopteri - Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae

Alternative combination: Esox osseus

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Lepisosteus according to R. W. Purdy et al. 2001

See also Hay 1902 and Linnaeus 1758

Sister taxa: Lepisosteus aganus, Lepisosteus cuneatus, Lepisosteus cycliferus, Lepisosteus glaber, Lepisosteus integer, Lepisosteus nahunticus, Lepisosteus occidentalis, Lepisosteus whitneyi

Type specimen: 1

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Butler Spring (Lower) (Quaternary of Kansas)

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