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†subfamily Protopsephurinae Grande and Bemis 1996 (paddlefish)

Osteichthyes - Acipenseriformes - Polyodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 134543

Full reference: L. Grande and W. E. Bemis. 1996. Interrelationships of Acipenseriformes, with comments on "Chondrostei". In: M. L. J. Stiassny, L. R. Parenti & G. D. Johnson (eds.), Interrelationships of Fishes. Academic Press, San Diego 85-115

Parent taxon: Polyodontidae according to L. Grande and W. E. Bemis 1996

Sister taxa: Hesperopsephurus, Pholidurus, Psephuroides

Subtaxa: Polyodonti, Protopsephurus

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore