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Athrodon Sauvage 1880 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopterygii - Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 35170

Full reference: H.-E. Sauvage. 1880. Synopsis des poissons et des reptiles des terrains jurassiques de Boulogne-sur-Mer [Synopsis of the fishes and reptiles from the Jurassic deposits of Boulogne-sur-Mer]. Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France, 3e série 8:524-547

Parent taxon: Pycnodontidae according to A. S. Woodward 1895

Sister taxa: Acrotemnus, Anomoeodus, Callodus, Coccodus, Coelodus, Gyrodus, Iemanja, Macromesodon, Microdus, Micropycnodon, Neoproscinetes, Nonaphalagodus, Omphalodus, Paramicrodon, Polypsephis, Proscincetes, Pycnodontinae, Pycnodus, Pycnomicrodon, Sphaerodus, Stemmatodus, Tepexichthys, Xenopholis

Subtaxa: Athrodon boloniensis, Athrodon douvillei, Athrodon intermedius

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Type: Athrodon douvillei

Ecology: nektonic durophage-carnivore