Sphaerodus Agassiz 1843 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae

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

Parent taxon: Pycnodontes according to G. G. z. M√ľnster 1846

Sister taxa: Abdobalistum, Acrotemnus, Anomoeodus, Athrodon, Callodus, Coccodus, Coelodus, Iemanja, Macromesodon, Micropycnodon, Neoproscinetes, Nonaphalagodus, Omphalodus, Paramicrodon, Polypsephis, Proscincetes, Pycnodontinae, Pycnodus, Pycnomicrodon, Stemmatodus, Tepexichthys, Typodus, Uranoplosus, Xenopholis

Subtaxa: Sphaerodus hybridus Sphaerodus minimus Sphaerodus subannularis Sphaerodus submamillaris Sphaerodus subradiatus Sphaerodus tetragonus

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Ecology: nektonic durophage-carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of France (2 collections), Germany (1), Switzerland (2)

• Jurassic of Germany (1)

• Triassic of France (1), Hungary (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 9 collections including 15 occurrences

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