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Mawsonia gigas Mawson and Woodward 1907 (coelacanth)

Osteichthyes - Coelacanthiformes - Coelacanthidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 68075

Full reference: J. Mawson and A. S. Woodward. 1907. On the Cretaceous formation of Bahia (Brazil), and on vertebrate fossils collected therein. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 63:128-139

Belongs to Mawsonia according to J. G. Maisey 1986

Sister taxa: Mawsonia lavocati, Mawsonia libyca, Mawsonia minor, Mawsonia tegamensis, Mawsonia ubangiensis

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore