Notogoneus

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Notogoneus
Temporal range: Late Santonian to Wasatchian
Notogoneus osculus UMNH.jpg
Notogoneus osculus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Superclass: Osteichthyes
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gonorynchiformes
Family: Gonorynchidae
Genus: Notogoneus
Cope, 1885
Species
  • N. montenensis
  • N. osculus

Notogoneus is an extinct genus of prehistoric ray-finned fish.[1] A trace fossil attributed to Notogoneus osculus has been found in the Green River Formation.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Sepkoski, Jack (2002). "A compendium of fossil marine animal genera". Bulletins of American Paleontology. 364: 560. Retrieved 2009-02-27. 
  2. ^ http://www.ploscollections.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0010420


Adult Notogoneus osculus from Fossil Butte National Monument. Specimen is 53 cm long.