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Atlanticopristis Pereira and Medeiros 2008 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Tetraodontiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 154366

Full reference: A. A. Pereira and M. A. Medeiros. 2008. A new sclerorhynchiform (Elsamobranchii) from the middle Cretaceous of Brazil. Revista Brasileira De Paleontologia 11(3):207-212

Parent taxon: Tetraodontiformes according to K. Kumar and R. S. Loyal 1987

Sister taxa: Alutera, Balistoidei, Balistomorphus, Bolcabalistidae, Cretatriacanthus, Cryptobalistes, Eodiodon, Eoplectidae, Eospinus, Indotrigonodon, Kyrtogymnodon, Moloidei, Oligodiodon, Oligolactoria, Ostracioidea, Ostracioidei, Pisdurodon, Plectocretacicus, Protobalistidae, Tetraodontoidei, Triacanthodoidei, Triacanthoidei, Triacanthus, Trigonodontoidae, Triodon, Zignoichthyidae

Subtaxa: Atlanticopristis equatorialis

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Type: Atlanticopristis equatorialis

Ecology: nektonic carnivore