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Bavarichthys incognitus Arratia and Tischlinger 2010 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Crossognathiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 217045

Full reference: G. Arratia and H. Tischlinger. 2010. The first record of Late Jurassic crossognathiform fishes from Europe and their phylogenetic importance for teleostean phylogeny. Fossil Record 13(2):317-341

Belongs to Bavarichthys according to G. Arratia and H. Tischlinger 2010

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: JME SOS 4934a/b, a partial skeleton (It is an almost complete specimen missing the distal tips of the paired fins and anal fin rays (Figs 4A, B). The intestine is partially preserved as well as the). Its type locality is Bavarichthys incognitus-type locality, which is in a Tithonian shallow subtidal dolomite/marl in the Solnhofen Formation of Germany.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore