Ectasis Jordan and Gilbert 1919 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Elopiformes - Elopidae

Parent taxon: Elopidae according to H. L. Fierstine et al. 2012

See also Jordan 1921, Jordan and Gilbert 1919 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Anaethalion, Ctenodentelops, Elopopsis, Elops, Elopsomolos, Esocelops, Ichthyemidion, Notelops, Osmeroides, Palelops, Paraelops, Paratarpon, Parelops, Promegalops, Protelops, Rhacolepis, Spaniodon, Thrissopater, Thrissopteroides

Subtaxa: Ectasis proriger

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at 3rd Street tunnel (Pliocene of California)

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