Apateodus

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Apateodus
Temporal range: Early - Late Cretaceous
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclass: Osteichthyes
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Alepisauriformes
Regan, 1911
Genus: Apateodus
Woodward, 1901

Apateodus (meaning "confusing tooth") is a genus of prehistoric ray-finned fish which was described by Woodward in 1901. Two fossils exist, spanning a period from 112mya to 66 mya. The fossils are from Russia and India.

References[edit]

http://paleodb.org/cgi-bin/bridge.pl?action=checkTaxonInfo&taxon_no=35555&is_real_user=1