Chasmoclupea aegyptica Murray et al. 2005 (hering)

Actinopteri - Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei

Full reference: A. M. Murray, E. L. Simons, and Y. S. Attia. 2005. A new clupeid fish (Clupeomorpha) from the Oligocene of Fayum, Egypt, with notes on some other fossil clupeomorphs. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 25(2):300-308

Belongs to Chasmoclupea according to A. M. Murray et al. 2005

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: DPC 6202, a partial skeleton (head and anterior part of body). Its type locality is Quarry O, which is in a Rupelian fluvial sandstone in the Jebel Qatrani Formation of Egypt.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Quarry O

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