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Lepisosteus Agassiz 1843 (gar)

Osteichthyes - Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 35150

Alternative spelling: Lepidosteus

Synonym: Pneumatosteus Cope 1869 (taxon 391352)

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

Parent taxon: Lepisosteidae according to S. R. May 2019

Sister taxa: Atractosteus, Masillosteus, Oniichthys

Subtaxa: Lepisosteus aganus, Lepisosteus cuneatus, Lepisosteus cycliferus, Lepisosteus glaber, Lepisosteus integer, Lepisosteus nahunticus, Lepisosteus occidentalis, Lepisosteus osseus, Lepisosteus whitneyi

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore