Chlorophthalmus deflecticauda Schwarzhans 2007 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Aulopiformes - Chlorophthalmidae

Full reference: W. Schwarzhans. 2007. The otoliths from the middle Eocene of Osteroden near Bramsche, north-western Germany. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie 244(3):299-369

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

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Osteroden sand pit, which is in a Lutetian marine sandstone/conglomerate in Germany

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Osteroden sand pit

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