Brazosiella Frizzell and Dante 1965 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Beryciformes

Full reference: D. L. Frizzell and J. H. Dante. 1965. Otoliths of some early Cenozoic fishes of the Gulf Coast. Journal of Paleontology 39(4):687-718

Parent taxon: Beryciformes according to D. L. Frizzell and J. H. Dante 1965

Sister taxa: Acrogaster, Adriacentrus, Africentrum, Alloberyx, Anoplogastridae, Barbourisiidae, Berycidae, Berycoidei, Berycomorus, Caproberyx, Cetomimidae, Cryptoberyx, Ctenoberyx, Ctenocephalichthys, Diretmidae, Erugocentrus, Gnathoberyx, Holocentrites, Holocentroidea, Holocentroidei, Inocentrus, Judeoberyx, Kansius, Libanoberyx, Lissoberyx, Lobopterus, Melamphaidae, Monocentridae, Monocentris, Optivus, Parospinus, Pattersonoberyx, Plectrypops, Plesioberyx, Poromitra, Pseudholocentrum, Pycnosteroides, Rondeletiidae, Sargocentron, Scianenuropsis, Stichoberyx, Stichocentrus, Stichopteryx, Trachichthyidae, Tubantia

Subtaxa: Brazosiella kokeni Brazosiella moseleyi

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (10: Alabama, California, Texas collections)

Total: 10 collections including 19 occurrences

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