Hiodon rosei

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohort: Osteoglossocephala
Cohort/Superordo: Osteoglossomorpha
Ordo: Hiodontiformes
Familia: Hiodontidae
Genus: Hiodon
Species: †H. rosei


Hiodon rosei (Hussakof) Hilton & Grande, 2008


  • Leuciscus rosei Hussakof, 1916
  • Eohiodon rosei Cavender, 1966

Type locality[edit]

late Ypresian, Tranquille Beds, Kamloops Group, Red Point, Kamloops Lake, British Columbia, Canada

Type material[edit]

  • Holotype: Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; NMC 2156
  • Paratype: Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; NMC 2156a
  • Paratype: American Museum of Natural History, New york, New york, USA AMNH 8059


  • Cavender, T 1966; "Systematic Position of the North American Eocene Fish, "Leuciscus" rosei Hussakof" Copeia 1966(2):311-320
  • Hilton, E. J. & Grande, L. 2008; "Fossil Mooneyes (Teleostei: Hiodontiformes, Hiodontidae) from the Eocene of western North America, with a reassessment of their taxonomy" in "Birth of the modern world: the Tertiary" Geological Society, London, Special Publications 295:221-251