Mesolepis Young 1866 (ray-finned fish)

Osteichthyes

Parent taxon: Actinopterygii according to A. S. Woodward 1891

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Actinopteri, Aeduelliformes, Aesopichthyidae, Aetheospondyli, Aetheretmon, Aethocephalichthys, Akanolepis, Ameghinichthys, Anapterus, Aneurolepis, Apateodus, Asarotiformes, Atkinsonella, Aulolepis, Australichthys, Avonichthys, Baoqingichthys, Beagiascus, Bobastraniiformes, Cenechoia paramillensis, Cenechoia sulcata, Cheirodopsis, Chirothrix, Cladistia, Ctenothrissa, Cuneognathus, Dactylopogon, Dinopteryx, Diplospondichthys, Echidnocephalus, Enchelurus, Eurynotus uspallatensis, Eurypoma, Exocoetoides, Guaymayenia, Gunterichthys, Gyrolepidoides cuyanus, Halecopsis, Histiothrissa, Isospondyli, Kalops, Lepidotus pectoralis, Lepidotus trotti, Limnomis, Lineagruan, Mallotus, Meemania, Microcoelia, Neochallaia leonensis, Ophiopsis lariensis, Opistopteryx, Pachylebias, Palaeonisci, Palaeoniscimorpha, Palaeoniscoidae, Palaeoniscoidea, Paramblypteriformes, Parascopelus, Paratarrasius, Pholidophorus dentatus, Pholidophorus lepturus, Pholidophorus rueppelli, Pholidophorus vallejensis, Plethodus, Polypteri, Prolebias, Pronotacanthus, Protaulopsis, Protospondyli, Pseudoberyx, Reticulolepis, Rhinellus, Rhynchorhinus, Roslerichthys, Salmo, Sardinioides, Schizospondylus, Semionotus brevis, Semionotus dubius, Semionotus inornatus, Semionotus mendozaensis, Semionotus unicristatus, Semionotus vallejensis, Spinofacia, Stegotrachelus, Tarrasiiformes, Telepholis, Terenolepis, Tetragonopterus, Thryptodus, Trachichthyiformes, Wardichthys

Subtaxa: Mesolepis scalaris Mesolepis wardi

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Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Eskdale, Dumfriesshire (BMNH) ( of the United Kingdom)

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