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Belonostomus Agassiz 1843 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Pachycormiformes - Pachycormidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 35244

Synonym: Diphyodus Lambe 1902 (taxon 69080)

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

Parent taxon: Aspidorhynchidae according to R. Estes 1964

Sister taxa: Aspidorhynchus, Vinctifer

Subtaxa: Belonostomus aciculiferus, Belonostomus attenuatus, Belonostomus carinatus, Belonostomus cinctus, Belonostomus indicus, Belonostomus longirostris, Belonostomus tenuirostris

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore