Chlorophthalmus udovichenkoi Schwarzhans and Bratischko 2011 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Aulopiformes - Chlorophthalmidae

Full reference: W. Schwarzhans and A. Bratischko. 2011. The otoliths from the middle Paleocene of Luzanivka (Cherkasy district, Ukraine). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 261(1):83-110

Belongs to Chlorophthalmus according to W. Schwarzhans and A. Bratischko 2011

Sister taxa: Chlorophthalmus agassizi, Chlorophthalmus deflecticauda, Chlorophthalmus postangulatus, Chlorophthalmus tortus

Type specimen: ULUZ 2/053, an otolith. Its type locality is Luzanivka [Tashlik Fm], which is in a Selandian/Thanetian shallow subtidal sandstone in the Tashlik Formation of Ukraine.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Luzanivka [Tashlik Fm]

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