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Palaeobalistum dossantosi Maury 1930 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Pycnodontiformes - Nursallidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 144460

Full reference: C. J. Maury. 1930. O Cretaceo da Parahyba do Norte. Servišo Geologico E Mineralogico do Brasil Monographia 8:1-305

Belongs to Palaeobalistum according to C. J. Maury 1930

Sister taxa: Palaeobalistum geiseri, Palaeobalistum orbiculatum, Palaeobalistum rectidens

Type specimen: Its type locality is Right bank of Rio Gramame (Sphenodiscus zone), which is in a Maastrichtian carbonate limestone in Brazil

Ecology: nektonic durophage-carnivore