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Lepisosteus osseus Linnaeus 1758 (gar)

Osteichthyes - Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 83217

Alternative combination: Esox osseus

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Lepisosteus according to R. W. Purdy et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Lepisosteus occidentalis, Lepisosteus simplex

Type specimen: 1

Ecology: nektonic carnivore