Palaeobalistum orbiculatum Blainville 1818 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Pycnodontiformes - Nursallidae

Belongs to Palaeobalistum according to K. Shimada et al. 2006

See also Bannikov 2014 and Carnevale et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Palaeobalistum dossantosi, Palaeobalistum geiseri, Palaeobalistum rectidens

Ecology: nektonic durophage-carnivore

Distribution: found only at Pesciara (Alveolina dainelli Zone) (Eocene of Italy)

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