Paraelops Silva Santos 1971 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Elopiformes - Elopidae

Full reference: R. d.a. Silva Santos. 1971. Nouveau genre et Espece d'Elopidae du Bassin Sedimentaire de la Chapada do Araripe. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias 43(2):439-442

Parent taxon: Elopidae according to R. da. Silva Santos 1971

Sister taxa: Anaethalion, Ctenodentelops, Ectasis, Elopopsis, Elops, Elopsomolos, Esocelops, Ichthyemidion, Notelops, Osmeroides, Palelops, Paratarpon, Parelops, Promegalops, Protelops, Rhacolepis, Spaniodon, Thrissopater, Thrissopteroides

Subtaxa: Paraelops cearensis

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Brazil (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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