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Belonostomus Agassiz 1843 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopterygii - Pachycormiformes - Pachycormidae

Synonym: Diphyodus Lambe 1902

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

Parent taxon: Pachycormidae according to A. S. Woodward 1895

Sister taxa: Asthenocormus, Erisichthe, Euthynotus, Ohmdenia, Pachycormus, Prosauropsis, Protosphyraena, Sauropsis, Saurostomus

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

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore