Family Mormyridae (elephantfish)

Actinopteri - Osteoglossiformes - Mormyridae

Parent taxon: Osteoglossiformes according to R. Betancur-R et al. 2013

See also Jordan 1963 and Sereno et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Arapaimidae, Foreyichthyidae, Gymnarchidae, Lopadichthys, Lycopteridae, Monopteros, Notopteridae, Opsithrissops, Osteoglossidae, Pantodontidae, Saurocephalidae, Tongxinichthys, Wakinoichthiidae, Wilsonichthys, Xixiaichthys

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Niger (1 collection), Sudan (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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