Eocoris bloti 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

Belongs to Eocoris according to G. Carnevale et al. 2014

See also Bannikov 2014 and Bellwood 1999

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: T 298, T303, 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 omnivore

Distribution: found only at Pesciara (Alveolina dainelli Zone)

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