Paraconger Kanazawa 1961 (conger eel)

Actinopteri - Anguilliformes - Congridae

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

See also Schwarzhans 2007, Sepkoski 2002 and Stringer 1998

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

Subtaxa: Paraconger guianensis Paraconger sauvagei Paraconger sector

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Ecuador (1 collection), Jamaica (1)

• Miocene of Italy (1), Panama (1), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of United States (1: Louisiana)

• Eocene of Germany (1), the United Kingdom (4), United States (1: Louisiana)

• Tertiary of United States (1: Mississippi)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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