Gnathophis Kaup 1860 (conger eel)

Actinopteri - Anguilliformes - Congridae

Parent taxon: Congridae according to J. A. Ebersole et al. 2019

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Stringer 1998

Sister taxa: Ariosoma, Ariosominae, Bathycongrus, Bolcyrus, Conger, Congridarum, Gorgasia, Heteroconger, Paraconger, Paracongroides, Pseudophichthys, Rhechias, Rhynchoconger, Uroconger, Voltaconger, Xenomystax

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Jamaica (1 collection)

• Miocene of Italy (2)

• Oligocene of United States (1: Louisiana)

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (1), United States (1: Louisiana)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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