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Lepidotes Agassiz 1843 (gar)

Osteichthyes - Lepisosteiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 63782

Alternative spelling: Lepidotus

Synonyms: Plesiodus Wagner 1863 (no. 99884), Prolepidotus Michael 1893 (no. 35160), Scrobodus Munster (no. 99883)

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

Parent taxon: Lepisosteiformes according to A. López-Arbarello 2012

Sister taxa: Isanichthys, Lepisosteioidei, Scheenstia

Subtaxa: Lepidotes elvensis, Lepidotes gloriae, Lepidotes lennieri, Lepidotes macropterus, Lepidotes microrhis, Lepidotes tanyrhis, Lepidotes toombsi, Lepidotes walcotti, Lepidotes wenzae, Lepidotus affinis, Lepidotus exiguus, Lepidotus gallineki, Lepidotus haydeni, Lepidotus latifrons, Lepidotus leedsi, Lepidotus macrocheirus, Lepidotus minor, Lepidotus occidentalis, Lepidotus palliatus, Lepidotus parvulus, Lepidotus semiserratus, Lepidotus souzai, Lepidotus subovatus, Lepidotus subundatus, Lepidotus tuberculatus, Lepidotus unguiculatus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore