Sparnodus elongatus Agassiz 1839 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Spariformes - Sparidae

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1839. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome IV (livr. 13). Imprimerie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel 109-204

Belongs to Sparnodus according to L. Agassiz 1839

See also Bannikov 2014 and Carnevale et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Sparnodus altivelis, Sparnodus eotauricus, Sparnodus macrophthalmus, Sparnodus micracanthus, Sparnodus ovalis, Sparnodus vulgaris

Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution: found only at Pesciara (Alveolina dainelli Zone) (Eocene of Italy)

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.