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Asteroptychius Agassiz 1843 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Ctenacanthiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 34485

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1843. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome I (livr. 18). Imprimerie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel xxxii-188

Parent taxon: Ctenacanthoidea according to R. Zangerl 1981

Sister taxa: Anaclitacanthus, Bandringidae, Carinacanthus, Pyknotylacanthus, Rhombacanthus, Tamiobatidae, Wodnika

Subtaxa: Asteroptychius bellus, Asteroptychius ornatus, Asteroptychius semiornatus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore