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Xiphactinus Leidy 1870 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Ichthyodectiformes - Ichthyodectidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 35308

Parent taxon: Ichthyodectidae according to L. Cavin et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Ghrisichthys, Ichthyodectes

Subtaxa: Xiphactinus audax, Xiphactinus vetus

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Type: Polygonodon audax

Ecology: nektonic carnivore