Pycnodus preufsii Münster 1846 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae

Full reference: G. G. z. Münster. 1846. Ueber die im Korallenkalk des Lindner Berges bei Hannover vorkommenden Ueberreste von Fischen, mit Beschreibung und Abbildung einiger neuen Arten [On the remains of fishes occurring in the Coral Chalk of Lindner Mountain in Hannover, with description and images of some new forms]. In G. G. z. Münster & H. Wissman, Beiträge zur Petrefacten-Kunde. Commission der Buchner'schen Buchhandlung, Bayreuth, Germany 7:36-50

Belongs to Pycnodus according to G. G. z. Münster 1846

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Lindner Berges, which is in an Oxfordian marine horizon in the Korallenkalk Formation of Germany

Ecology: nektonic durophage-carnivore

Distribution: found only at Lindner Berges

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