ammonites
banner
Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Gyrodus Agassiz 1843 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 35177

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

Parent taxon: Pycnodontidae according to A. S. Woodward 1895

Sister taxa: Abdobalistum, Acrotemnus, Anomoeodus, Athrodon, Callodus, Coccodus, Coelodus, Iemanja, Macromesodon, Microdus, Micropycnodon, Neoproscinetes, Nonaphalagodus, Omphalodus, Paramicrodon, Polypsephis, Proscincetes, Pycnodontinae, Pycnodus, Pycnomicrodon, Sphaerodus, Stemmatodus, Tepexichthys, Xenopholis

Subtaxa: Gyrodus cordillera, Gyrodus cretaceus, Gyrodus milium

View classification

Ecology: nektonic durophage-carnivore