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Protoscaphirhynchus squamosus Wilimovsky 1956 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Acipenseriformes - Acipenseridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 67750

Full reference: N. J. Wilimovsky. 1956. Protoscaphirhynchus squamosus, a new sturgeon from the Upper Cretaceous of Montana. Journal of Paleontology 30(5):1205-1208

Belongs to Protoscaphirhynchus according to L. Grande and E. J. Hilton 2006

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: UMMP 22210, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Bear Creek/Rock Creek (UMMP), which is in a Maastrichtian terrestrial horizon in the Hell Creek Formation of Montana.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore