Pimelodus Lacepede (catfish)

Actinopteri - Siluriformes - Siluridae

Parent taxon: Siluridae according to J. Leidy 1873

See also Bohm 1926

Sister taxa: Ameiurus, Amiurus, Ichthyophis muelleri, Pseudeutropius, Rhineastes, Silurus

Subtaxa: Pimelodus antiquus Pimelodus gaudryi

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore


• Miocene of Colombia (1 collection), France (1)

• Oligocene of France (1)

• Eocene of Namibia (1), United States (1: Wyoming)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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