Orrichthys longimanus Carnevale and Pietsch 2010 (anglerfish)

Actinopteri - Lophiiformes - Brachionichthyidae

Full reference: G. Carnevale and T. W. Pietsch. 2010. Eocene handfishes from Monte Bolca, with description of a new genus and species, and a phylogeny of the family Brachionichthyidae (Teleostei: Lophiiformes). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 160:621-64710.1111

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

See also Bannikov 2014 and Carnevale et al. 2014

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MCSNV T.160/161, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Pesciara (Alveolina dainelli Zone), which is in a Ypresian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal limestone in Italy.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Pesciara (Alveolina dainelli Zone)

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