Eocoris Banikov and Sorbini 1990 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Labriformes - Labridae

Full reference: A. F. Banikov and L. Sorbini. 1990. Eocoris bloti, a new genus and species of labrid fish (Perciformes, Labroidei) from the Eocene of Monte Bolca, Italy. Stud. e Ric. sui giacimenti Terziari di Bolca 6:133-148

Parent taxon: Labridae according to G. Carnevale et al. 2014

See also Banikov and Sorbini 1990, Bannikov 2014 and Bellwood 1999

Sister taxa: Bellwoodilabrus, Cheilini, Crenilabrus, Hypsigenyini, Julidini, Labrichthyini, Labrinae, Labrini, Labrobolcus, Labrodon, Malapterus, Novaculini, Nummopalatus, Phyllopharyngodon, Platylaemus, Protautoga, Pseudocheilini, Pseudolabrini, Pseudosphaerodon, Scarini, Semicossyphus, Symphodus, Taurinichthys, Trigonodontinae, Wainwrightilabrus

Subtaxa: Eocoris bloti

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore

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

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