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Moenkopia Schaeffer and Gregory 1961 (coelacanth)

Osteichthyes - Coelacanthiformes - Coelacanthidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 165282

Full reference: B. Schaeffer and J. T. Gregory. 1961. Coelacanth fishes from the continental Triassic of the western United States. American Museum Novitates 2036:1-18

Parent taxon: Coelacanthidae according to B. Schaeffer and J. T. Gregory 1961

Sister taxa: Alcoveria, Axelrodichthys, Chaohuichthys, Chinlea, Coelacanthus, Graphiurichthys, Macropoma, Mawsonia, Megalocoelacanthus, Mylacanthus, Quayia

Subtaxa: Moenkopia wellesi

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore