Fisherichthys folmeri Weems 1999 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Acanthuriformes - Sciaenidae

Full reference: R. E. Weems. 1999. Part 4. Actinopterygian Fishes from the Fisher/Sullivan Site. Virginia Division of Mineral Resources Publication 152 53-100

Belongs to Fisherichthys according to R. E. Weems 1999

See also Ebersole et al. 2019

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: USNM 496271, a partial skull (pharyngeal plate with teeth). Its type locality is Fisher/Sullivan Site, which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial horizon in the Nanjemoy Formation of Virginia.

Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution: found only at Fisher/Sullivan Site

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