Chlorophthalmus tortus Schwarzhans 2003 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Aulopiformes - Chlorophthalmidae

Alternative combination: Aulopus tortus

Full reference: W. Schwarzhans. 2003. Fish otoliths from the Paleocene of Denmark. Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland Bulletin 2:1-94

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

See also Schwarzhans 2003

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

Type specimen: MGUH 26093, an otolith

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Fakse Quarry (Paleocene of Denmark)

Show more details

Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.

Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.