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†family Dapediidae Cope 1877 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopterygii - Semionotiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 100273

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1877. On the Vertebrata of the bone bed in eastern Illinois. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 17:53-63

Parent taxon: Semionotiformes according to D. Thies and A. Herzog 1999

Sister taxa: Alleiolepis, Allelepidotus, Aphelolepis, Austrolepidotus, Callipurbeckiidae, Callopteus, Corunegenys, Enigmatichthys, Eosemionotidae, Heterostrophus, Luoxiongichthys, Macrosemiidae, Orthurus, Pericentrophorus, Plesiolepidotus, Prionopleurus, Semionotidae, Semionotoidei, Serrolepis, Sinosemionotus, Sphathiurus

Subtaxa: Dapedium

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Type: Dapedium

Ecology: nektonic durophage-carnivore