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Pachycormus macropterus de Blainville 1818 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Pachycormiformes - Pachycormidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 212207

Dezallier d'Argenville (1755) illustration

Alternative combination: Elops macropterus

Synonyms: Pachycormus acutirostris Agassiz 1844 (no. 244228), Pachycormus curtus Agassiz 1843 (no. 212208), Pachycormus elongatus Sauvage 1875 (no. 259549), Pachycormus latus Agassiz 1843 (no. 346535), Uraeus gracilis Agassiz 1832 (no. 346534)

Full reference: H. D. de Blainville. 1818. Poissons fossiles. Nouvelle Dictionnaire d'Histoire Naturelle 27:310-395

Belongs to Pachycormus according to J. J. Cawley et al. 2019

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Pachycormus macropterus: Its type locality is Grandmont, Beaune, which is in a Toarcian marine marl in France
  • Pachycormus acutirostris:
  • Pachycormus curtus:
  • Pachycormus elongatus: Its type locality is Sainte-Colombe (Musée de Semur-en-Auxois coll), which is in a Falciferum marine marl in France.
  • Pachycormus latus:
  • Uraeus gracilis:

Ecology: nektonic carnivore