Pygaeus nuchalis Agassiz 1842 (perch-like fish)

Actinopteri - Perciformes

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1842. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome IV (livr. 14). Imprimerie de Petitpierre, Neuch√Ętel 205-291

Belongs to Pygaeus according to G. Carnevale et al. 2014

See also Agassiz 1842 and Bannikov 2014

Sister taxa: Pygaeus agassizii, Pygaeus bolcanus, Pygaeus coleanus, Pygaeus dorsalis, Pygaeus egertoni, Pygaeus gibbus, Pygaeus gigas, Pygaeus nobilis, Pygaeus oblongus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

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

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