Rhinopycnodus, Taverne & Capasso, 2013

Taverne, Louis & Capasso, Luigi, 2013, Osteology and relationships of Rhinopycnodus gabriellae gen. et sp. nov. (Pycnodontiformes) from the marine Late Cretaceous of Lebanon, European Journal of Taxonomy 67, pp. 1-14: 3

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2013.67

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:2358BCCE-7E9E-445D-B4B6-BBB56453055B

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3846647

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1F748A39-FFD9-103B-5B78-D342FD0C1C9F

treatment provided by

Carolina

scientific name

Rhinopycnodus
status

gen. nov.

Genus Rhinopycnodus   gen. nov.

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Type-species

Rhinopycnodus gabriellae   gen. et sp. nov. (by monotypy)

Diagnosis

As for the species (monospecific genus).

Etymology

From the Greek ris, rinos, the nose. Indeed, the upper jaw of the fish looks like a hog snout when seen in profile. The generic name Pycnodus   is added.