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Aethocephalichthys Fielitz et al. 1999 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes

PaleoDB taxon number: 264043

Full reference: C. Fielitz, J. D. Stewart, and J. Wiffen. 1999. Aethocephalichthys hyainarhinos gen. et sp. nov., a new and enigmatic Late Cretaceous actinopterygian from North America and New Zealand. Mesozoic Fishes 2—Systematics and Fossil Record 95-106

Parent taxon: Actinopterygii according to C. Fielitz et al. 1999

Sister taxa: Actinopteri, Aeduelliformes, Aesopichthyidae, Aetheospondyli, Aetheretmon, Akanolepis, Ameghinichthys, Anapterus, Aneurolepis, Apateodus, Asarotiformes, Atkinsonella, Aulolepis, Australichthys, Avonichthys, Baoqingichthys, Beagiascus, Bobastraniiformes, Cenechoia paramillensis, Cenechoia sulcata, Cheirodopsis, Cheirolepididae, Chirothrix, Cladistia, Ctenothrissa, Cuneognathus, Dactylopogon, Dinopteryx, Diplospondichthys, Echidnocephalus, Enchelurus, Eurynotus uspallatensis, Eurypoma, Exocoetoides, Guaymayenia, Gunterichthys, Gyrolepidoides cuyanus, Halecopsis, Histiothrissa, Isospondyli, Kalops, Lepidotus pectoralis, Lepidotus trotti, Limnomis, Lineagruan, Mallotus, Meemania, Mesolepis, Microcoelia, Neochallaia leonensis, Ophiopsis lariensis, Opistopteryx, Pachylebias, Palaeonisci, Palaeoniscimorpha, Palaeoniscoidae, Palaeoniscoidea, Paramblypteriformes, Paratarrasius, Pholidophorus dentatus, Pholidophorus lepturus, Pholidophorus rueppelli, Pholidophorus vallejensis, Plethodus, Polypteri, Prolebias, Pronotacanthus, Protaulopsis, Protospondyli, Pseudoberyx, Reticulolepis, Rhinellus, Rhynchorhinus, Roslerichthys, Salmo, Sardinioides, Schizospondylus, Semionotus brevis, Semionotus dubius, Semionotus inornatus, Semionotus mendozaensis, Semionotus unicristatus, Semionotus vallejensis, Spinofacia, Stegotrachelus, Tarrasiiformes, Telepholis, Terenolepis, Tetragonopterus, Thryptodus, Trachichthyiformes, Wardichthys

Subtaxa: Aethocephalichthys hyainarhinos

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Type: Aethocephalichthys hyainarhinos

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