Mesoclupea Ping and Yen 1933 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Ichthyodectiformes

Full reference: C. Ping and T.-C. Yen. 1933. Descriptons of two new fossil fishes from Chekiang. Bulletin of the Geological Society of China 2:269-273

Parent taxon: Ichthyodectiformes according to L. Cavin et al. 2013

See also Ping and Yen 1933 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aidachar, Allothrissopidae, Allothrissops, Antarctithrissops, Ascalabothrissops, Chuhsiungichthiidae, Chuhsiungichthys, Cladocyclidae, Cooyoo, Faugichthys, Garganoichthys, Heckelichthys, Ichthyodectidae, Ichthyodectoidei, Occithrissops, Ogunichthys, Pachythrissops, Proportheus, Saurodontidae, Sultanuvaisia, Thrissops, Unamichthys, Vallecillichthys

Subtaxa: Mesoclupea globicephala Mesoclupea showchangensis

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Type: Mesoclupea showchangensis

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Mesoclupea in the database

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