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Acipenser eruciferus Cope 1876 (sturgeon)

Osteichthyes - Acipenseriformes - Acipenseridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 67748

Alternative combinations: Ceratodus eruciferus, Rhineastes eruciferus

Synonym: Ceratodus hieroglyphus Cope 1876 (taxon 54496)

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1876. Descriptions of some vertebrate remains from the Fort Union Beds of Montana. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 28:248-261

Belongs to Acipenser according to R. Estes 1964

Sister taxa: Acipenser albertensis, Acipenser brevirostrum, Acipenser fulvescens, Acipenser gigantissimus, Acipenser molassicus, Acipenser ornatus, Acipenser oxyrhynchus, Acipenser toliapicus, Acipenser tuberculosus

Ecology: aquatic carnivore