Histionotophorus bassani De Zigno 1887 (anglerfish)

Actinopteri - Lophiiformes - Brachionichthyidae

Alternative combinations: Histiocephalus bassani, Histionotophorus bassanii

Belongs to Histionotophorus according to G. Carnevale and T. W. Pietsch 2010

See also Bannikov 2014, Carnevale et al. 2014 and Eastman 1904

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MGPD 68487, a partial skeleton

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

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

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