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Platysomus Agassiz 1843 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Palaeonisciformes - Platysomidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 35040

Synonym: Globulodus Münster 1842 (taxon 209453)

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

Parent taxon: Platysomidae according to B. G. Gardiner 1960

Sister taxa: Chirodus, Ecrinesomus, Eurynotus, Eurysomus, Kargalichthys, Paranaichthys, Schaefferichthys, Sinoplatysomus, Tompoichthys

Subtaxa: Globulodus elegans, Platysomus bashkirus, Platysomus biarmicus, Platysomus circularis, Platysomus forsteri, Platysomus gibbosus, Platysomus macrurus, Platysomus nathorsti, Platysomus palmaris, Platysomus parvulus, Platysomus rotundus, Platysomus soloduchi, Platysomus striatus, Platysomus superbus, Platysomus swaffordae, Platysomus tenuistriatus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore