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Protoscaphirhynchus Wilimovsky 1956 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Acipenseriformes - Acipenseridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 35132

Full reference: N. J. Wilimovsky. 1956. Protoscaphirhynchus squamosus, a new sturgeon from the Upper Cretaceous of Montana. Journal of Paleontology 30(5):1205-1208

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

Sister taxa: Pseudoscaphirhynchus, Scaphirhynchus

Subtaxa: Protoscaphirhynchus squamosus

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Type: Protoscaphirhynchus squamosus

Ecology: aquatic carnivore