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Ichthyodectes acanthicus Cope 1877 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Ichthyodectiformes - Ichthyodectidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 70383

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1877. On some new or little known reptiles and fishes of the Cretaceous no. 3, of Kansas. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 17(100):176-181

Belongs to Ichthyodectes according to O. P. Hay 1902

Sister taxa: Ichthyodectes anaides, Ichthyodectes arcuatus, Ichthyodectes cruentus, Ichthyodectes ctenodon, Ichthyodectes elegans, Ichthyodectes goodeanus, Ichthyodectes hamatus, Ichthyodectes libanicus, Ichthyodectes minor, Ichthyodectes multidentatus, Ichthyodectes parvus, Ichthyodectes perniciosus, Ichthyodectes prognathus, Ichthyodectes tenuidens

Ecology: nektonic carnivore