Belonostomus

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Belonostomus
Temporal range: Late Cretaceous
Belonostomus muensteri.jpg
Belonostomus münsteri
Belonostomus crassirostris - Foto Giovanni Dall'Orto 22-Apr-2007.jpg
Belonostomus crassirostris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclass: Osteichthyes
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Aspidorhynchiformes
Family: Aspidorhynchidae
Genus: Belonostomus
Agassiz, 1834
Synonyms

Diphyodus

Belonostomus (meaning "big long mouth") or Diphyodus (meaning "double tooth") is a genus of prehistoric ray-finned fish that was described by Louis Agassiz in 1844. Fossils range from 99.6 million years ago (species unknown) to 66 million years ago (B. longirostris).

Belonostomus species include:

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