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Cretatriacanthus Tyler and Sorbini 1996 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Tetraodontiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 36288

Full reference: J. C. Tyler and L. Sorbini. 1996. New superfamily and three new families of tetraodontiform fishes from the Upper Cretaceous: The earliest and most morphologically primitive plectognaths. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 82:1-59

Parent taxon: Cretatriacanthidae according to J. C. Tyler and L. Sorbini 1996

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Cretatriacanthus guidottii

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore