Rhynchoconger sanctus Frizzell and Lamber 1962

Actinopteri - Anguilliformes - Congridae

Alternative combination: Conger sanctus

Full reference: D. L. Frizzell and C. K. Lamber. 1962. Distinctive "congrid type" fish otoliths from the lower Tertiary of the Gulf Coast (Pisces: Anguilliformes). Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 32(5):87-101

Belongs to Rhynchoconger according to D. Nolf and D. Dockery 1993

See also Thurmond and Jones 1981

Sister taxa: Rhynchoconger aftonensis, Rhynchoconger casieri, Rhynchoconger donzacquensis, Rhynchoconger ectenurus, Rhynchoconger ellipticus, Rhynchoconger eocenicus, Rhynchoconger flavus, Rhynchoconger pantanelli, Rhynchoconger pantanellii, Rhynchoconger placidus, Rhynchoconger subtilis, Rhynchoconger transversus, Rhynchoconger weileri, Hildebrandia pantanellii, Hildebrandia flava, Hildebrandia gracilior

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (3: Alabama, Mississippi collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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