Frigosorbinia baldwinae Sorbini and Tyler 1998 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Acanthuriformes - Acanthuridae

Alternative combination: Pesciarichthys baldwinae

Full reference: L. Sorbini and J. C. Tyler. 1998. A new species of the Eocene surgeon fish genus Pesciarichthys from Monte Bolca, Italy, with comments on caudal penduncle armature and supraneurals in acanthurids. Studi e ricerche sui giacimenti terziari di Bolca 7:21-34

Belongs to Frigosorbinia according to A. F. Bannikov and J. C. Tyler 2012

See also Bannikov 2014, Carnevale et al. 2014 and Sorbini and Tyler 1998

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MCSNV I.G24490, a partial skeleton.

Ecology: fast-moving aquatic grazer

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

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